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Moxee singer shoots for stardom

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MOXEE, Wash - A local truck driver is on the verge of becoming a country superstar.

Toby Bradley, of Moxee, is one of 16 finalists in the "Music City Madness 2" online song and video competition.

Over 600 aspiring artists submitted songs and videos to The Country Music Television Channel in hopes of becoming a star, but few, if any, submitted a song like Toby's.

In 2005, Jessica Lunsford was kidnapped and killed. Each night, Toby and his family watched news reports about the missing girl. With children of his own about the same age, the tragedy touched Toby.

"I watched on the news, as her father cried and plead for her safe return, and when they found her body, I just felt his pain," said Toby.

A few minutes later Toby wrote "When You Come Home", and sent Jessica's father, Mark, a copy.

Two years later, Toby made a video for the song, and is one of the 16 finalist in the CMT's music competition.

But even though the song could make him a star, he won't receive any money from it.

All the profits will go to the Jessica Lunsford Foundation.

You can vote for Toby Bradley here: http://madness.cmt.com

Voting for this round ends Monday morning.

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