El Paso

South By Southwest

03/24/2015
Travel Writer

Strolling around the pretty Spanish plaza at the heart of Old La Mesilla, Texas, watching children play and families chat in the public square, I thought: Why aren’t there more places like this in the U.S.?

View over Cuidad Juarez from El Paso, above. Hilary Larson/JW

Video: Mitchell Marcus, Internet Phenom And Nephew Of NN Blogger, On Ellen

Mitchell Marcus, the student with a developmental disability who became an Internet phenomenon after scoring his basketball team’s final basket of the season, got a chance to tell his story again yesterday on Ellen, the talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.

Linda Burger, aunt of Mitchell Marcus
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