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The Pearl Hotel entrance in South Padre Island, Texas.
Cactus grows among the mesquite trees that line the Arroyo River in Texas.
Gulf of Mexico off South Padre Island, Texas.
Flowers grow thru the wooden boardwalk planks along the Laguna Madre Nature Trail near South ...
Laguna Madre wetlands area in South Padre Island. Texas.
Laguna Madre Trail Declaration in South Padre Island, Texas.
Pelicans flying above the Arroyo River near Arroyo City, Texas.
Texas Beach Babies warning sign along Arroyo River.
Southwest Airlines wing traveling near Harlingen, Texas.
Arroyo River eco-cruise scenery near Arroyo City. Texas.
South Padre Island, Texas Convention Center.
Butterfly Garden sign in South Padre Island, Texas along Laguna Madre nature trail.
South Padre Island's "Whaling Wall," located near the Convention Center.
A bird-lover's heaven exists along the southern Texas coastal regions.
The bird-watching is fantastic in South Padre Island.
Laguna Madre offers great nature experiences.
Welcome to South Padre Island sign.
Mater Dai Facebook page photo shows Mother Mary praying for the South Bay school.
Loaded-up truck is out of luck.
Parking Enforcement arrives to figure out what kind of ticket to write.
Dorian Hargrove 8:30 p.m., Dec. 12
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Don Bauder 4:30 p.m., Dec. 12
Walter Mencken 4:15 p.m., Dec. 12
Ian Pike 4 p.m., Dec. 12
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