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This 70-Foot Photo Of A Little Boy On The US/Mexico Border Will Make You Emotional

"For this little kid, there are no walls and borders.”

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In the town of Tecate, Mexico, French artist JR installed a stunning 70-foot image of a little boy peering over the US/Mexico border.

Work in progress on the Mexican side of the US/MEXICO border

The art piece can be seen from the US side of the border in San Diego County.

The image was pasted on Wednesday, coincidentally one day after the Trump administration rescinded DACA — a program that shielded 800,000 undocumented immigrants, who came to the US as children, from deportation.

Phase 1 : construction 🔨

JR told The New York Times in a phone interview that the idea originally came from a dream. While it was not supposed to be a direct response to the Trump administration, the coincidence was too great to be ignored.

"I wonder, is this kid worrying about what will happen? What does he think," JR told The New York Times. “At one year old, you don’t see the frontier or which side is better.”

Meet Kikito, he turned 1 year old last April. The piece is visible close to the Tecate border for a month

"For this little kid, there are no walls and borders.”

Only @JRart can touch our hearts with this amazing art on the US/Mex border. "Love thy neighbor as thyself." DACA=L… https://t.co/ldccQpTIXH

According to Huffington Post, the art piece is a continuation of the 2013 project InsideOut 11M, which he helped start, that aimed to create "a portrait of America that includes immigrants and the descendants of immigrants alike.”

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