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September 19, 2014

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Rick Blankenship holds a photo of his previous grass lawn at his home in Long Beach, Calif. As Californians face a historic drought, more people are tearing out thirsty grass lawns to cut down on water use.

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Rick Blankenship holds a photo of his previous grass lawn at his home in Long Beach, Calif. As Californians face a historic drought, more people are tearing out thirsty grass lawns to cut down on water use.