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Idol’s Jena Irene returns home to Michigan (photo gallery)

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Jena Irene returned home to Farmington Hills, Mich., for an American Idol Top 3 celebration Saturday.

Her day included a concert for the public at her high school football stadium, another for her fellow high school seniors, a parade in her honor and a stop at Hercules Family Restaurant, where she was a waitress before her days on American Idol.

The Detroit Free Press reported that 5,000 people turned out for the free concert.

And Michigan Live reported that her set included “Valerie,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and one of her originals, “Unbreakable Me.”

For stories on her hometown visits, follow those links. Here are photos of Jena’s day back home, courtesy of FOX.

Jena Irene during a parade held in her honor during her homecoming to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene during a parade held in her honor during her homecoming to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene performs for fans on her visit back to Farmington HIlls, Mich., from American Idol. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene performs for fans on her visit back to Farmington HIlls, Mich., from American Idol. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene of American Idol reacts to the support shown by fans in her home state of Michigan on a trip back there on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene of American Idol reacts to the support shown by fans in her home state of Michigan on a trip back there on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene of American Idol poses with fans on her hometown visit to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene of American Idol poses with fans on her hometown visit to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene poses for a photo with a fan on her hometown visit from American Idol to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene poses for a photo with a fan on her hometown visit from American Idol to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene poses with workers at Hercules Coney Island, where she used to waitress, on her visit home from American Idol to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene poses with workers at Hercules Coney Island, where she used to waitress, on her visit home from American Idol to Michigan on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene signs an autograph for a fan during her visit home to Michigan from American Idol on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene signs an autograph for a fan during her visit home to Michigan from American Idol on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene performs for fans on her visit back home to Michigan from American Idol on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

Jena Irene performs for fans on her visit back home to Michigan from American Idol on Saturday. (FOX Photo)

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