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Photo Walls: Aunt Kizzy's Back Porch

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Photo Walls: Aunt Kizzy's Back Porch

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Photo Walls: Aunt Kizzy's Back Porch

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Photo signed by actor Lenward L. Holness II on the wall at Aunt Kizzy's Back Porch. Jennifer Sharpe/Aunt Kizzys Back Porch hide caption

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Alex Chadwick introduces Jennifer and Mal Sharpe, a father-daughter radio team who've been documenting what they call "photo walls" — pictorial histories that many small businesses collect and display.

They first visit a Los Angeles area restaurant called Aunt Kizzy's Back Porch with a photo wall boasting more than 500 pictures, many of them signed by celebrities both big and small.