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Only a few scribbles existed on the walls when SmashIt2 opened in July on Canterburty Street in Worcester.
Even amid a global pandemic, only a few months later, messages from visitors clutter the walls with each one cementing a memory from destroying vases, television sets or windows.
“We came. We saw. We smashed” stands out in neon pink paint as one of hundreds in a hallway illuminated with black light.
“The most rewarding part that we’re seeing is they all come with a story and they all share their story and the beauty of it is our wall,” said Darcy Cook, who founded Smash It 2 with her brother, Joseph Ceccarelli.