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    A Border Patrol vehicle drives in front of a mural in Tecate, Mexico, just beyond a border structure Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in Tecate, Calif.

    Food for Thought: 'Giant Baby' Crawls Over US-Mexico Border Fence

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    Art lovers are flocking to see a giant picture of a toddler peering over the border wall in San Diego, which is intended to provoke discussion about immigration.

    A French artist has erected a giant picture of a toddler overlooking the border wall dividing Mexico and the US, which is intended to draw attention to the issue of immigration.

    The artist, JR, told reporters that the idea came to him in a dream in which he saw a young child peering over a border wall.

    "And when I woke up, I wondered: 'What was he thinking?'" he said. "Like for us we know all the implications, what it represents, how it divides, but for a kid, I didn't have the answer," he said, Associated Press reported.

    The 20-meter tall picture is located near the Tecate border crossing, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of San Diego, where it will remain for a month.


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