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Why Dallas is Unlike Any Other Major American City

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The Trinity River has always been too rocky and shallow for ships to sail through from the Gulf Coast. This makes Dallas the only major U.S. city without access to a navigable waterway.

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Under the wide-open skies of North Texas lie two rival cities: Fort Worth, "the place where the West begins," and Dallas, which rose on the promise of land and opportunity. Fly over both cities' landmarks and explore their histories, unique identities, and bonds. From Friday night lights to the birth of Southwest Airlines to the death of John F. Kennedy, this is a sprawling journey over America's fourth largest metropolis.

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