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Doug Hartwick, owner of Mom & Pop's Frame Shop inside his menifee store.
MENIFEE – For more than 30 years Doug Hartwick has been a part of the art scene, but not with photos or paintings or sculptures. Instead, Hartwick, who owns Mom and Pop’s Frame shop in Menifee, works behind the scenes providing framing services for a variety of artists from all over the world. “I frame anything anyone brings in, anywhere from toilet paper to priceless artwork,” Hartwick said, adding that toilet paper was the oddest thing he had ever framed. “Her husband was in World War II; she traveled with him and whenever they went to a different country, she would take a little square of paper and write the date on it,” he explained. “So, she brought in this box of toilet paper and it had all of the dates on it wherever they were around the world … It was pretty c
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