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How DeWyze won 'American Idol'

Simon Cowell was granted his final wish on "American Idol." Lee DeWyze, the bashful paint sales clerk championed early by the biting British judge on the Fox singing contest, was crowned "Idol" on Wednesday over single mother Crystal Bowersox. His victory was based on votes cast after Tuesday's performances, which drew more acclaim from the judges for Bowersox, though DeWyze was Cowell's favorite from the outset.

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