Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma has brought his Bach Project to the cities of Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The "Day of Action" involved performances in both cities to acknowledge the relationship amongst the two communities. Ma performed in a park beside the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, one of the crossings that bring together the U.S. and Mexican cities.
"And although people may perceive us as being so different, we're not," said Pete Saenz, mayor of Laredo. "Here the border is extremely unique in that it's one organism. I've always said we're interdependent, interconnected. We survived because the border side survives, especially here on the border area."
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