Graffiti icon on I-45 reclaimed by artist

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HOUSTON, TX - Graffiti is nothing new to the bayou city, and one iconic piece has been going through some transformations.

Be Someone, seen on the southbound lanes of I-45 heading into downtown has been an uplifting message for many, but recently someone vandalized it by erasing the word "some", giving the art form a whole new meaning.

"It was more positive, be one of a kind," said Isabel Calderon.

The true story behind it all, according to Noah Quiles of Up Art Studios, "But really what it is, is, it's part of the graffiti monicker. The name of the graffiti writer is Be Some, and then the one is added, for he's the one."

Basically, the artist patting himself on the back.
But apparently Be Some mysteriously reclaimed his spot on the train trestle, bringing the original "some" back.

"When a graffiti writer paints that, they're call heavens, because if you fall from those spots, you know where you're exactly going. Straight to heaven," Quiles.

Now the view is back to the way Houstonians recognize it.

Isabel Calderon commented, "It's back to the way it used to be and the way everybody used to see it, so i don't see nothing wrong with it."

As we see, when it comes to art, everyone has their own perspective and drives away with their own meaning, if any meaning at all.

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