What does it mean to be a Texan? For some of us, it's where we live now. For historian David Romo, it's where he grew up. Romo's roots in Mexico are a vital part of who he is, as he explains in Texas Monthly's special "Where I'm From" issue, on newsstands now, and in a companion radio piece that airs on June 4 at 3 p.m. on Austin public radio station KUT-FM and at kut.org.
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