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Cleveland fans walk in front of a LeBron James mural located on Ontario St. during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Angelo Merendino/Getty Images)
Cleveland fans walk in front of a LeBron James mural located on Ontario St. during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Angelo Merendino/Getty Images)
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It's day one of the Republican National Convention and that means thousands of people are visiting Cleveland, many for the first time. And as they near the convention hall and look across the way, they’ll be greeted by something that a few weeks ago wasn’t supposed to be there: a massive image of the city's hero, LeBron James.

Phoebe Petrovic from Here & Now contributor WCPN Ideastream explains.
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Phoebe Petrovic, news intern for WCPN. She tweets @PhoebePetrovic.

This segment aired on July 18, 2016.

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