X Factor star James Arthur has been back home on Teesside today, signing copies of his debut single - "Impossible'.
Some fans had queued for for over twelve hours - in bitterly cold weather - to meet their local hero.
Helen Pearson caught up with James, and his dedicated fans, in Middlesbrough.
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