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Taking Off

Traveling West Texas

The Reality of the Mexican Border

The desert is a bigger obstacle than a wall would have been

Trinkets for sale on the honor system on the banks of the Rio Grande. All photos by James

It would be easy to wade across the Rio Grande, from Mexico into Texas, without any problem in the remote desert of Big Bend National Park.

There is a lot of border between the U.S. and Mexico, and there is a lot of remote…

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