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Trump's Walk of Fame star meets with another foe

LOS ANGELES_When a street artist calling himself "Plastic Jesus" was placing an installation protesting the Trump administration last month - a wire cage filled with teddy bears labeled "Trump Hotel" - there was an obvious choice: Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

As the 50-year-old British man casually strolled nearby to gauge reactions to his piece, it quickly became clear how many people seemed to see the star as symbolic of everything right or wrong with the president.

One gray-haired man knelt, kissed his hand, and put the hand on the star. Another dug his heels on the star, as if putting out a cigarette. One passerby bent over and spat on the star, and was chased by an angry Trump supporter all the way down the block.

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