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Life and death in Fort Worth’s 76104
People in Fort Worth’s 76104 ZIP code on average won’t see their 67th birthday. What is causing the lowest life expectancy rate in Texas? What can be done to help? Read the Star-Telegram’s investigation:
No doctors, no grocers, no help. Death comes early in these Fort Worth neighborhoods.
Life in a Fort Worth food desert, where fresh produce is 2 bus rides from home
The birth of hope: How 2 Fort Worth officers changed the lives of fatherless boys
They saw poverty and sickness, so these Dallas doctors moved into the neighborhood
Willie Brown carefully guided his cart of groceries off the Trinity Metro Bus. The cart thumped on the ground, and he slowly pushed it across an empty parking lot toward home.
Thirty years ago, that empty parking lot would have been filled with shopping