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PHOTOS: Idaho resident re-creates Downtown LA in his basement

by Take Two

Larry Kmetz, 70, spent five decades living in Southern California. When he and his wife retired to Idaho he found himself missing Los Angeles. Larry Kmetz

Ten years. That's how long it took one man to recreate his youth.

70-year-old Larry Kmetz spent five decades living in Southern California, so when he and his wife retired to Idaho he found himself missing the streets of downtown LA.

So he turned, of all places, to his basement.We'll talk to him from his home in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho

Click here to see a photo of Kmetz's creation.

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