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  • Bright pink, custom-made seesaws are bringing some smiles to the border. They were brought Monday to the slatted border wall in Sunland Park, New Mexico, which neighbors Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.  The seesaws were built to fit through the slats of the fence, and were an instant hit as kids on the Mexico side of the wall ran up to play on them right on the border.
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They are the brainchild of two California professors— Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California-Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, associate professor of interior design at San Jose State University. They came up with the idea for the Teetertotter Wall in 2009, with seesaws made of lightweight steel designed to be installed quickly and easily.
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They are also designed to show that "our relationships with our neighbors can extend past political relationships but also humanistic relationships."
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“This is incredibly important at a time when relationships between people on both sides are being severed by the wall and the politics of the wall," San Fratello told "Good Morning America" in a statement. "The wall, and the unfortunate politics of the wall, not only separate countries, but regions, cities, neighborhoods, families, and more recently, a separation of children from their parents." When @rrael and San Fratello unveiled their project in New Mexico on Sunday, it was a spontaneous moment because the people in Mexico did not know in advance that the see-saws would be there, according to the University of California.  Rael described the event Monday as one "filled with joy, excitement and togetherness...And children and adults were connected in meaningful ways on both sides with the recognition that the actions that take place on one side have a direct consequence on the other side."
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Thanks to Katie Kindelan at GMA for the story, and to AP/Christian Chavez for the photos!
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📸 PC @apnews / Christian Chavez
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#vistala #border #wall #seesaw #mexico #immigration #unity #kids
  • Bright pink, custom-made seesaws are bringing some smiles to the border. They were brought Monday to the slatted border wall in Sunland Park, New Mexico, which neighbors Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. The seesaws were built to fit through the slats of the fence, and were an instant hit as kids on the Mexico side of the wall ran up to play on them right on the border.
    .
    They are the brainchild of two California professors— Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California-Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, associate professor of interior design at San Jose State University. They came up with the idea for the Teetertotter Wall in 2009, with seesaws made of lightweight steel designed to be installed quickly and easily.
    .
    They are also designed to show that "our relationships with our neighbors can extend past political relationships but also humanistic relationships."
    .
    “This is incredibly important at a time when relationships between people on both sides are being severed by the wall and the politics of the wall," San Fratello told "Good Morning America" in a statement. "The wall, and the unfortunate politics of the wall, not only separate countries, but regions, cities, neighborhoods, families, and more recently, a separation of children from their parents." When @rrael and San Fratello unveiled their project in New Mexico on Sunday, it was a spontaneous moment because the people in Mexico did not know in advance that the see-saws would be there, according to the University of California. Rael described the event Monday as one "filled with joy, excitement and togetherness...And children and adults were connected in meaningful ways on both sides with the recognition that the actions that take place on one side have a direct consequence on the other side."
    .
    Thanks to Katie Kindelan at GMA for the story, and to AP/Christian Chavez for the photos!
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    📸 PC @apnews / Christian Chavez
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    #vistala #border #wall #seesaw #mexico #immigration #unity #kids
  • 743 24 30 July, 2019
  • Hungry? We’re celebrating something we all love tonight: FOOD!  Hosting an all-new Vista LA.  Hope you’ll join me at 6:30pm on ABC7. #vistala #abc7eyewitness #socalyumminess
  • Hungry? We’re celebrating something we all love tonight: FOOD! Hosting an all-new Vista LA. Hope you’ll join me at 6:30pm on ABC7. #vistala #abc7eyewitness #socalyumminess
  • 602 41 16 December, 2018
  • L.A. Day of the dead at Hollywood Forever cemetery 🌹Image of my personal model for the day @artisticalifornia. In honor of Dia de los Muertos
  • L.A. Day of the dead at Hollywood Forever cemetery 🌹Image of my personal model for the day @artisticalifornia. In honor of Dia de los Muertos
  • 250 68 1 November, 2018
  • The vista of the day is the gorgeous Twin Lakes in Mammoth which comes to us from #abc7eyewitness @lasting_image. 😊 ☁️ ☀️ 🌲
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Thanks for sharing this beautiful shot! 🏞 And don’t forget to tag your summer pics with #vistala for a chance to be a featured. 👍🏼⛰
  • The vista of the day is the gorgeous Twin Lakes in Mammoth which comes to us from #abc7eyewitness @lasting_image. 😊 ☁️ ☀️ 🌲

    Thanks for sharing this beautiful shot! 🏞 And don’t forget to tag your summer pics with #vistala for a chance to be a featured. 👍🏼⛰
  • 542 10 1 hour ago

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