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Old Posted Jan 3, 2018, 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by mrnyc View Post
there is also the third element of a shared separate culture along the entire usa-mex border, even through the rural areas, that doesn't exist along the usa-can border. its like a usa-mex buffer. selena was the queen bee of this world and movies like the border w/jack nicholson and let there be blood among other things reflect it. there was even a very popular cold war era novel in the 1980's called warday where after the worst la frontera became its own country.
But didn't this kind of buffer zone exist more in the days when say, Jack Kerouac was around (and where French Canadian Americans still spoke French to a larger degree than today)?
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