By Shirin Rajaee

ROCKLIN (CBS13) — A man in Rocklin is turning heads with his one-of-a-kind haunted house experience with a message.

It’s been in the works for seven years, taking construction crews and volunteers two weeks to put it together.

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Every inch of it is decked out with props realistic enough to be from a movie set.

Ted Bort is the man behind the vision. He was a former foster child and says he never had a chance to experience Halloween.

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“I’m in awe; I love it,” he said of the display. “I’m a little kid. To have this kind of fun—the fun I didn’t get to experience growing up, to see the look on their faces—so awarding it’s awesome,” he said.

Bort is hosting a fundraiser dinner on Friday to support Stanford Youth Solutions. The group serves at risk kids and their families in the area.

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Tickets are $25 apiece, or $80 for families and can be bought at