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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Nancee Lyons
A bare brick wall alongside a store in Shaw drew little attention from passers-by Monday, but by the end of the week a larger-than-life woman wielding a pencil-shaped gun amid swirling colors will be watching over the Northwest neighborhood.
Everybody knows springtime in the District means blossoms and baseball. But it also means an increasingly busy schedule for the city's graffiti-removal crews, which have seen a quadrupling of cleanup orders since 2010.
Mr. Udofia's enormous wall at 312 Florida Ave. NW likely has been tagged before, Ms. Lyons said, but this particular spot "would not have been the worst."
"We either choose a wall that has been tagged or is along a corridor where tagging is a problem and Florida Avenue/U Street is the most tagged corridor in Ward 1," she said.