Personal stories from the Texas border

My El Paso: Personal Stories From the Border

By Cynthia Garcia
|  Monday, Mar 21, 2011  |  Updated 5:31 PM CDT
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El Paso used to be a sleepy West Texas town -- now, it's on the edge of a war zone against Mexican drug dealers and one of the focal points of border security.

Four members of NBC DFW/Telemundo crew grew up along the border and know first-hand of the difficulties faced in the town affectionately known as the "Sun City."

We sent them back to their hometown of El Paso to show us the way they knew the city growing up. Click here to watch their personal stories from the Texas border.

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