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Bieber Fever Strikes Avondale!

Star greets fans while filming public service announcement on the dangers of texting while driving.

Justin Bieber gave some Avondale Estates kids the thrill of a lifetime Monday afternoon.

The 17-year-old R&B singer and actor broke away from his filming duties -- he was making a public service announcement about the dangers of texting while driving -- to spend about 20 minutes with fans who'd gathered on the street to watch.

"He was really nice to come over and take pictures with us," said Hannah Lesser, 10, of Avondale Estates. "He didn't have to do that."

A video crew set up camp at the intersection of Clarendon Avenue and South Avondale Road earlier Monday, with several tents erected for the crew and a big RV parked on the side of the road.

Bieber arrived in a black Mercedes about 2 p.m. and immediately entered the RV. He wore shorts and a dark hat.

About 20 people, including some moms and dads, gathered at the intersection to try to catch a glimpse of the star. When it drizzled, they got under a bus stop for shelter.

Camera phones and digital cameras clicked busily when Bieber emerged from the bus about 3 p.m. and started working.

About about half an hour, the 17-year-old star approached the fans, many who heard about the filming of the PSA through a Facebook posting.

"He was super nice," said Holly Gault, who brought her son, Jackson, 8. "He posed for pictures with several kids from the neighborhood."

"Justin was super sweet to all his fans -- a really nice kid," said Suzanne Kosmerl.

Bieber happened to be in Atlanta because he played in the LudaDay Weekend Celebrity Baskeball Game, organized by Ludacris.

After meeting the fans, Bieber went back to work on the PSA for a little longer.

Jblover September 06, 2011 at 05:59 AM
Aaaa. . . . .:'(, hmmm;-(( I feel insecure with that lovely kidz'. . . _I <3 u JB! .
mely September 06, 2011 at 06:42 AM
Justin Bieber is the best...
Justin Drew Asyaree September 06, 2011 at 07:10 AM
justin u are the best like a thing that iwould not forget
ABOODE September 06, 2011 at 07:30 AM
GOOD JUSTIN
Richard Appiah September 06, 2011 at 08:03 AM
Is always good for celebities to show luv to the street and that is really awesome nice pics with everybody. U really a star justin keep it up.greetings to everybody.
Paul Henstridge September 06, 2011 at 08:44 AM
I'm an auzzie male Justin, and all I want 2 say is: Keep Up The Great Work that u do. It's so awesome what u do. Love your music 2.
Smart_vel September 06, 2011 at 09:00 AM
ja is the my best fan
Monique Matz September 06, 2011 at 09:01 AM
wooow Justin <3 !! you're so amazing :* im so proud of you <3
Santana Dhali September 06, 2011 at 10:20 AM
i love u jb
jona September 06, 2011 at 11:42 AM
i love u justin bieber
jona September 06, 2011 at 11:45 AM
which the state will visit this year jb?
zeena September 06, 2011 at 12:04 PM
hi justin so nice picturees with ur fans i hopr to see u there
Carla Ganila Bieber September 06, 2011 at 12:26 PM
hi jb your so nice i wish someday you and i have a picture :))
Pankaj Raut September 06, 2011 at 12:36 PM
nice look!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
tynashe September 06, 2011 at 01:07 PM
lyke yr style
Jesgaga September 06, 2011 at 03:28 PM
I love you Justin Bieber..you are the best<3 always do the best<3 i will forever support you Justin..! you are amazing and you're handsome^^ I like Justin Bieber!there..I said it..!
Dalia Hatim September 06, 2011 at 04:19 PM
I love you <3 ='')
Alexandra September 06, 2011 at 05:05 PM
Justin bieber, my hero
katharine September 06, 2011 at 06:33 PM
i hate justin biber
katharine September 06, 2011 at 06:50 PM
hey katharien my name is also katharine and i ahte jsutin biber too !!!!!!
Mirna Alex September 06, 2011 at 07:19 PM
wow
Mirna Alex September 06, 2011 at 07:27 PM
omg Lucky girls I was hoping to be one of them nice nice nice justin
Mirna Alex September 06, 2011 at 07:28 PM
i looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove u soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much
Mirna Alex September 06, 2011 at 07:33 PM
I'm mirna, loving senior Justin bieber, I love him very much, I love him more than my mom and dad, I'm dying so that he lives, is the most important thing in my life, I live it, and die for him,
Mirna Alex September 06, 2011 at 07:36 PM
You are very handsome, and a wonderful voice, and you feel beautiful, you're the best singer in the world and the best voice in the world, I like a lot your smile and your hair and your eyes
Mirna Alex September 06, 2011 at 07:38 PM
You are my life, you're spiritual, you are my heart, i really really love you ♥♥♥
chloe September 06, 2011 at 09:06 PM
i love you <3 :)
olivia September 07, 2011 at 12:19 AM
thats me in the car :)
Alba Ureña Vilches September 09, 2011 at 12:03 PM
I love you justin you are the best singer I have known. I wish you well I would love to meet you, but I'm from madrid .... I can not so here: (I LOVE YOU
mylka September 10, 2011 at 01:47 AM
awwww so cute when you were little (and u still) cutie pie since the first time I heard u sing I stpoped whatever I was doing and heard u sing BABY BABY BABY OHHHH! :)

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