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It's hard to find a place in Mexico more transformed by the North American Free Trade Agreement than Tijuana. The border city has exploded in growth since the trade pact was signed in 1993. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Threatens To Ditch NAFTA, Tijuana Residents Face Uncertainty

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Chantale Joseph (background) and Fausta Castillo Hernandez prepare Haitian food in Lonchería Dulce, a small luncheonette in Tijuana, Mexico. Joseph speaks French; Hernandez, who owns the eatery, speaks Spanish. Still, the two manage to cook together and call each other amiga fondly. Alex Zaragoza for NPR hide caption

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Eduardo Gonzalez is HIV positive. His mother died of AIDS; his father, who's HIV positive, is in jail. The boy lives at Eunime, a Tijuana facility for children whose parents have faced AIDS in their family and who may themselves be infected. Courtesy of Malcolm Linton hide caption

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Chef Javier Plascencia finds inspiration for his dishes at the Mercado Hidalgo, a huge indoor market in Tijuana Melanie Stetson Freeman/Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images hide caption

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Chef Tempts Tourists Back To Tijuana By Focusing On The Food

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