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Modern rock: The one about the frenzy over LACMA's big piece of granite

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One day, when aliens find our historical records and attempt to piece together the final days of human society, they will believe, with unshakable conviction, that we were a people who worshipped a giant, granite boulder.

From quarry to museum, this is the story of what happened when Greater Los Angeles followed a 340-ton pet rock on the world's slowest road trip. [MAP]

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