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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

WORLD BEAT: Three Fans Go Down The Drain for 'N Sync

ROANOKE, Virginia -- Persistence has paid off for three women who showed their devotion to boy band 'N Sync by living in sinks.

Breanne McCubbin, 20, Karen Turgeon, 19, and Meghan Hatton, 26, lived in sinks for 13 days outside WXLK-FM's building.

The winner was to be the person who stayed the longest inside the sink f a plastic tub about the size of a laundry basket. If more than one person had remained by June 1, the others would have received consolation prizes.

Station officials instead decided to reward each woman with round-trip transportation, lodging and one front-row ticket to a June 7 concert in San Diego.

The women had to stay in the sinks 24 hours a day except for 10-minute breaks every two hours. The contest started May 18 f two people dropped out that day