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LaToya London

La Toya London

LaToya London's pros and cons

AGE 25

HOMETOWN Oakland

FINALS-QUALIFYING SONG ''All by Myself''

SHE SAYS ''I think I can touch souls.''

PRO Her poised, pitch-perfect performance of ''Myself'' blew away the competition...

CON ...but her low-key personality may not attract the fan base she needs to win.

EARLY WORD FROM SIMON ET AL. Paula was wowed by her presence, and all the judges were blown away by her poise and pipes.

WE SAY One more memorable performance and Fantasia will have to watch her back.

Originally posted Mar 15, 2004