Younger Generations Return to El Sauz

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EL SAUZ – A rural community in Starr County with decades-long history continues to be frequented by younger generations.

In the early 1940s, El Sauz’s population was about 20 people.

Nowadays, an annual cactus festival brings long-time residents and their families together to celebrate the small ranching community.

“Very tight-knight community and we just love it,” says Catholic Deacon Ross Pruneda. “We come over here every year and people from all over the place – they have roots here.”

KRGV’s Rick Diaz has more on Con Mi Gente.

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