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Although Laredo is important to the state’s history and economy, it’s a city that is difficult to love. The border municipality is the largest inland port in the country, with roads and bridges clogged with vehicles of all sizes hauling commercial goods. Little of the money earned from trade makes it to the pockets of Laredo residents, 23.9 percent of whom live in poverty, as of 2020. A section of a border fence cuts through a public park in the western part of Laredo, making it feel a world away from another public park near the city’s main plaza, where the Rio Grande quietly passes.For all the negative attributes, there are plenty of wonderful elements to Laredo, chief of which are the tacos. Laredo is…
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