This is the ideal ending for "American Idol": The right person wins, a nice-and-cheerful person finishes second, both have big things ahead. My previous blog is the interview with Scotty McCreery, the winner; here's the story I sent to papers on Lauren Alaina, the runner-up:
By MIKE HUGHES
In her five months on “American
Idol,” Lauren Alaina has grown musically and shrunk physically.