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BOISE -- A Nampa High School senior is working to set a new record by building the biggest mosaic made out of M&M's.

17-year-old Jackson McKenzie has spent the last 10 months planning and the last five days working in the Idaho State Capitol rotunda.

The Guinness World Record requires a record to be broken in a public place. Using 70,000 M&Ms he's building a mosaic of Idaho and Idaho counties with the lyrics of the state song. It's about 10 feet by 15 feet.

Some people would be tempted to eat their art. McKenzie said he planned ahead, "I ordered 75,000 but only 70,000 go on so that's like 5,000 to eat."

McKenzie's mom says he has studied The World Records since he was two and has always wanted to be in the book.

He is looking at opportunities for mosaic to be displayed in a public place.

If you want to go see it for yourself, the M&M mosaic will be in the Capitol rotunda until the end of next week.

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