Poor yet rich: Agricultural part of town resilient, ripe with history
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#1 Jan 11, 2011
If you were really born and raised in the "Mission Valley", you would remember Socorro Road was covered by cottonwoods trees from beginning to end, Ysleta to Fabens and city people of El Paso going for a ride in the country, having picnics. Semi-pro baseball games on Sunday afternoons, the towns' church bazaars were a family and friend gathering. And also the numerous sons and daughters have left the area.
#2 Jan 12, 2011
Yes. Replant the trees. Establish strict building codes as in Santa Fe so the area will not lose it's charm. Preserve it from becoming another bland strip mall concrete paved over eyesore!
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