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By Scott Williams

Latin for “Body of Christ,” Corpus Christi is a well-liked holiday vacation spot, army city, and thriving seaport. Legend has it that Spanish explorer Alonso Álvarez de Pineda stumbled on and named Corpus Christi Bay in 1519. Henry L. Kinney, a dealer who arrived within the zone round 1838, is credited with beginning the buying and selling submit that at last grew into one among Texas’s greatest towns and have become domestic to 1 of the nation’s busiest ports. This “Sparkling urban through the ocean” balances progress and with an appreciation for the air, water, and flora and fauna that allure either sportsmen and environmentalists. Corpus Christi is a bilingual, bicultural group that embraces either its Mexican and American roots.

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