America's Got Talent Denver auditions: Guess the talents of these Americans

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Over the weekend, NBC summer show America's Got Talent held open auditions here, attracting, well, all sorts of people. You know, the kind of people you see on America's Got Talent. We sent intrepid photog Britt Chester to the auditions for the purpose of taking pictures of twenty randos in the line and giving you an opportunity to match the talent with the American.

Take a look at the twenty photos and take your best guess at the talent of each subject, below in the comments section. The answers are on the last page of this blog post. If you win, you get the pride of knowing that you can judge a book by its cover.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 1. Aimee Maher of Littleton, Colorado. Age 23. Singing.

2. Martin "Marty" Ross of Denver, Colorado. Age 43. Stand Up Comedy.

3. Steve Foremski of Denver, Colorado. Age 50. Caberet Singing.

4. Jon and Mark Leyba form "Mestizo" of Denver, Colorado. Ages 27 and 33. Music.

5. Rebecca Ladesma of Aurora, Colorado. Age 21. Singing and Piano.

6. Patricia Peters of Denver, Colorado. Age 40. Singing Jennifer Hudson cover.

7. Laura Rupejko of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Age 32. Singing.

8. Muno of Denver, Colorado. Age 47. Singing Magic Carpet Ride. Steppenwolf.

9. Rebecca Colvin of Denver, Colorado. Age 24, has 3/4 of brain left. Piano.

10. Heather Kolodziejski of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Age 17. Tap Dancing.

11. Mariclair and Merrilee from Carney, Nebraska. Ages 12 (twins). HulaHoop/Dance. Nebraska State Fair Champs.

12. Roger, aka "Narattor," of Westminster, Colorado. Age 28. Rapper.

13. Christina Williams of Arvada, Colorado. Age 32. Seductively Singing.

14. Ashleigh Wojciechowski and Gloria Adkins of Aurora and Castle Rock, Colorado. Both Singers ages 17 and 80.

15. Meredith Winnefeld of Littleton, Colorado. Age 16. Baton Twirler.

16. Adam Olivo of Dacona, Colorado. Age 16. Break Dancing and Pop n Lock.

17. Hugh Brydges of Orlando, Florida. Age 72. Comedy Act.

18. Don Goodfeather of Lakewood, Colorado. Age 41. Sioux Mens Fancy War Dance.

19. Patsy Block of Fort Collins, Colorado. Age 81 (yrs young). Singing Patsy Cline.

20. Meg Cotter of Breckenridge, Colorado. Age 18. In a band, Tomorrows Yesterday.

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