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New Kids hangin' tough with fans on 3-day cruise

MIAMI -- Those little girls who once loved the New Kids OnThe Block are now adults -- with disposable income. The band quicklysold out a three-day Caribbean cruise where they'll perform onboardand mingle.

The group, which reunited after 14 years for a tour and newalbum in May 2008, will kick off its summer performance schedulewith the concert cruise to the Bahamas. They leave Friday afternoonon the Carnival Imagination.

Carnival spokeswoman Cherie Weinstein says about 2,100 people --mostly women in their 20s and 30s -- bought tickets to the cruise.She says the trip sold out quickly compared to an average Carnivalcruise.

The New Kids On The Block "Full Service" summer tour beginsJune 4 in Atlanta.

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