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A Road Trip Along the Rio Grande Invites Reflection on Grief and Family Bonds

February 24, 2022 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

The Journey Abides

December 15, 2015 | By Matt Joyce

US 90 traverses the prickly, sunbaked hills of Southwest Texas, crossing box canyons and dry creek beds as it links the occasional town, Border Patrol checkpoint, and roadside attraction. Though it may appear desolate at first, there’s a rare beauty to this rugged countryside, which has supported human life since the end of the last ice age.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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