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Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012 5:35 pm | Updated: 5:39 pm, Thu Dec 6, 2012.

Re: The Daily Progress editorial “Smugglers and border patrol win” (Nov. 3) about the U.S. Border Patrol finding an SUV stuck atop the border fence and disrupting a likely drug smuggling operation:

I just returned from a week in Big Bend National Park and drove the “river road” along the Rio Grande, where there is no border fence and the Rio Grande was about 20 feet wide and ankle deep in many places.

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