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Last minute shoppers head to Riverchase Galleria

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Is every item on your holiday shopping list checked? Are you ready for Christmas? Well if not - you can run out to several stores right now to buy those last minute items.

Three days before Christmas, you'll find people on a mission at Riverchase Galleria.

Ashley Gray says, "I'm looking for shoes, hopefully I find a pair that I like, so I can get her because we wear the same size."

Busy - yes! People thirsty - yes!  Check out the line at Starbucks.But, despite the hustle and bustle. Amy Nolan says, "It's not as crowded as I expected it to be."

Bob Rice says, "I've seen it busier."

Chalita  Guest says, "We parked right in front, didn't take long."

Parking easy for many most of the day Sunday. Some shoppers are now getting those final touches.

Jennifer Zuspan says, "Last minute things and those got to have items that you really don't want to face Christmas shopper for."

While most shoppers carried one or two bags - Guest found a lot on her list. "It's been great, we had a lot of variety to choose from. The girls are happy and the bargains, so  I'm happy."

And to keep people happy - many stores have extended hours. Belk closes at 11-pm Sunday, Sears is open until midnight and Macy's will be open until 2-am. Toys R Us in Hoover will be open 24 hours a day until Christmas Eve. Some parents say that convenience is great. Sabrina Castro says,  "If you forget that last minute toy that hopefully the crowds won't be around for."

The Galleria will stay open until 10 Monday night. Along with Toys R Us, Kohls is also open 24 hours until Christmas Eve.

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