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More free tv’s for a free LA.

I still don’t know what to make of the junked tv’s. (See previous blog entry.)

In my neighborhood, if something still works, people leave it gently by the curb, which discounts the theory that people are replacing their old tube tv’s with LCD or plasma models and tossing the old ones. The question remains: why so many broken tv’s?

This one (below) graces an already problem area - the old Cypress Park library, which has been boarded up for about ten years now:

This one is on the way to the Bilingual Center for the Arts on Avenue 19:

And my neighbor Oscar is pretty pissed about this one, on the verge fronting the lot he uses for a garden. This is just the latest junk others have dumped here:

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