Thousands Line Up for Free Corvette Diner Burgers

In celebration of its 25th birthday, the old-fashioned diner gave away nearly 2,000 burgers. People waited for hours for their burgers, and celebrated with iconic figures and the diner's lively waiters and waitresses.

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Thousands wait for a table at the Corvette Diner at Liberty Station on Monday, the 25th anniversary of the diner's opening.
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Some people waited for several hours for the nearly 2,000 burgers available.
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Gena Wilson and her son waited about two hours in line. They say the burgers aren't their favorite, but they still adore the diner.
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Lisa Delawoie (left) and her pal Kayla Collins (right) were the first in line for the burgers. They got to the diner at about 5 a.m. Monday morning.
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Tracy Doerr, an employee at the diner, sports a 50's-era beehive.
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The classic Corvette at the front of the diner.
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As part of the anniversary celebration, employees danced around the tables with pom poms.
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