See Where Katniss Grew Up

Jennifer Lawrence wasn't kidding when she told us that the paparazzi presence in her life has ramped up to a seriously crazy degree since her casting in "The Hunger Games"—and it's not just the actress herself that we're seeing a lot more of in the news these days! At least one intrepid photographer took a break from hiding in Jennifer's bushes this week to snag a snapshot of her one-time home in Louisville, Kentucky... which, fun coincidence, is more or less smack in the middle of where Panem's District 12 is said to be located.


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Don't be looking for scrap heaps or Greasy Sae in these pics, though; Jennifer's childhood digs were clearly a lovely, well-kept place, even though it's also where the actress got early practice in the kind of rough-and-tumble stuntwork that would make her a great choice to play the scrappy heroine of "The Hunger Games." (One of our favorite J-Law moments from the past year came during a hilarious appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman," where she cracked up the audience—and her interviewer—with some great fell-off-a-horse stories about what it was like to grow up just this side of Appalachia.) And now that she's poised to become an uberfamous A-list celebrity, her childhood home will shortly become the very first stop on a new "Jennifer Lawrence Slept Here" tour of the country*.

*Includes regional beverages, two complimentary tickets to a local screening of "The Hunger Games," and a live a cappella rendition of "My Old Kentucky Home" by a tour guide with funny-looking teeth.**

**Okay, not really, but just wait, because people are crazy and it's totally going to happen.

Is it interesting to see this new snapshot of the place Jennifer grew up?