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65-foot toddler photo placed along border wall

A mural in Tecate, Mexico, sits just beyond a border structure, seen from Tecate, Calif. (AP's Gregory Bull)

"A photo of a giant toddler stands in Mexico and peers over a steel wall dividing the country from the United States," AP's Julie Watson writes from Tecate, Mexico:

  • "The boy appears to grip the barrier with his fingers, leaving the impression the entire thing could be toppled with a giggle."
  • "A French artist who goes by the moniker 'JR' erected the cut-out of the boy that stands nearly 65 feet ... tall and is meant to prompt discussion of immigration."
  • Yesterday, "a steady stream of people drove to the remote section of wall near the Tecate border crossing, about 40 miles ... southeast of San Diego. Border Patrol agents warned visitors to keep the dirt road clear for their patrols and not pass anything through the fence."