AP PHOTOS: Black Friday from bargains to brawls

Friday - 11/23/2012, 8:54pm EST

By The Associated Press

(AP) - Shoppers waited in line, fought through crowds and even cut short Thanksgiving dinner to snap up the best deals of the year.

Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start when many stores opened Thursday evening.

Here, in images, are scenes from Black Friday from across the nation:


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