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The Forgotten Americans
Build A Community

Build your own community.


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You’ve inherited an 85-acre parcel of land in South Texas and $1 million. There’s just one catch. It was your Great Uncle’s dying wish that you take his land and turn it into a community, providing a place for families to raise their children. He also hopes you will make some money by developing the land.

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