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Video Interlude: Meet Some of the Giant Faces of Street Artist JR's LA Work

JR is the French street artist known for his huge pasted-up photo of faces, often older faces. In 2011, he won the TED Prize, which comes with $100,000 and a wish (he wished for a world-wide do-it-yourself art project...
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