YAMAGUCHI (Kyodo) A portrait of a poet from Yamaguchi Prefecture made of 120,000 photos of smiling faces has been certified as the world’s largest photo mosaic by Guinness World Records.

The picture of Misuzu Kaneko, measuring 31.78 meters long by 42.82 meters wide, was created by the local chamber of commerce to promote the city. Kaneko was born in Nagato, Yamaguchi, in 1903 and wrote poems and songs for children.

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