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June 22, 1991 | KIM KOWSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Carlos Marin hired two former graffiti taggers to paint eye-catching murals on his Lawndale auto repair shop, he hardly expected a community uproar. But the spray paint had barely dried when some neighboring businesses started to complain that the murals marked the restyling of their quiet, old-fashioned suburb into the image of East Los Angeles. "I was surprised," said Marin, owner of Fine Car Exteriors. "I thought everybody would like it."
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June 22, 1991 | KIM KOWSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Carlos Marin hired two former graffiti taggers to paint eye-catching murals on his Lawndale auto repair shop, he hardly expected a community uproar. But the spray paint had barely dried when some neighboring businesses started to complain that the murals marked the restyling of their quiet, old-fashioned suburb into the image of East Los Angeles. "I was surprised," said Marin, owner of Fine Car Exteriors. "I thought everybody would like it."
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