Marines pull Josh from AI2 tour.

Marines pull Josh from AI2 tour.
Joshua Gracin won’t be on the American Idol 2 finalists concert tour this summer because it would make him “unable to complete his required training in the allotted time,” the Marines said. Clay Aiken, Kimberly Caldwell, Julia DeMato, Joshua Gracin, Charles Grigsby, Kimberley Locke, Carmen Rasmusen, Rickey Smith, Ruben Studdard, and Trenyce will tour without him.

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