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Prince fans mark 1-year anniversary of superstar's death

April 21, 2017 11:46 AM

(KARE) From his iconic home at Paisley Park to his home away from home at Minneapolis' First Avenue, Prince's fans have traveled from all over the world to view his home through his eyes on the anniversary of his death. 

From Georgia to Thailand, fans traveled to Minnesota and stopped at famous locations throughout the day on Thursday.

"He was just one of us and that makes him human," said Joyce Elings who is from Holland, along with her friend Femke Miehof.

"The plane was filled with purple people. It was just great, it was awesome," said Miehof who arrived in town Thursday. 

They started their journey here at Electric Fetus in Minneapolis where Prince often shopped as did best friends Katherine Carter and Bridgett Logan who drove up from Nebraska.

"It's just kind of nice to get to know the man and follow in his tracks, and see the Minneapolis perhaps the way that he saw it," said Logan.

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