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    The Wait

    by Nicole Fruge posted January 31, 2012
    Cooper Ford, left, waits to get tagged into a wrestling match as his younger brother Sumner Ford, right, gets pummeled by their friend Manny Falcasantos while hundreds of parents camped outside of the Memphis City Schools' offices. The three boys have sisters trying to get into White Station Middle School. —Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal/AP

    Cooper Ford, left, waits to get tagged into a wrestling match as his younger brother Sumner Ford, right, gets pummeled by their friend Manny Falcasantos while hundreds of parents camped outside of the Memphis City Schools' offices. The three boys have sisters trying to get into White Station Middle School. —Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal/AP

    Hundreds of parents camped outside of the Memphis City Schools’ offices on Sunday in an effort to get their kids into optional schools. Some parents started lining up as early as Friday for the annual optional school registration, which begins today.