Hours of preparation go into Black Friday

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Black Friday doesn't just happen. There are a lot of people behind the scenes making sure everything is ready to go.

With a cheer, the workers at Toys 'R Us prepared themselves for the onslaught. Within moments of opening the doors, hundreds of people ran in.

It's a scene employees prepare for all night. "People will fight over them and get hurt, so we have it very organized and very peaceful," one employee told us.

Hours of preparation go into Black Friday

Michelle Lindsay, who works at Toys ‘R Us, said, "We have everyone just, like, blocking off the lines; and just people get in and out very quickly, and it's very efficient."

Though Black Friday brings in its fair share of angry customers, some employees look forward to this morning every year.

Hours of preparation go into Black Friday

"It's organized chaos. It's the frenzy. It's the excitement, and everyone's just so excited," Lindsay said. "We get to just see what metal our cashiers are made out of. It's good times."

E-mail: kmccord@ksl.com

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