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Party Brings Notoriety to Australian Teen

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Party Brings Notoriety to Australian Teen

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An Australian teenager who hosted a party while his parents were away has become a celebrity of sorts. Why? Corey Delaney posted an invitation to the fete on the MySpace Web site and 500 people showed up, doing $20,000 in damage. Now Delaney has a manager and he will serve as a guest DJ at a series of parties Down Under.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep, with congratulations to Corey Delaney.

He's an Australian teenager who decided to host a party while his parents were away. He posted an invitation on the MySpace Web site, and 500 people showed up. They did $20,000 in damage before police sent in dogs to break up the party. Now the 16-year-old is famous in Australia. He's got a manager, and he'll become a deejay in a series of parties across the continent.

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