Jose Martinez can barely keep his eyes open as the chill of an evening wind hits him again. It's 11:57 p.m., and he's been standing, sitting and lying outside the Galleria Best Buy since late Monday night. The 16-year-old, a home schooler, has skipped this week's classes and spent four grueling nights outside the store, nourished only by a couple of bags of marshmallows and four bottles of water that he brought along. (Best Buy employees have allowed him to use their restrooms.) He's been such a fixture that the guy standing immediately behind him originally thought he was a "homeless dude" when he first showed up. It's been a tad nerve-racking hanging outside with more than $600 on his person, but Jose is pretty sure no one will find the cash in the "secret pocket" in... More >>>
Jose, the first dude in line, has made it. But where's the $650?