By ESTEVAN MEDRANO
Port Isabel-South Padre Press
Darra Fuqua of Port Isabel received her first dollhouse made of tin in the 1940s as a Christmas present. When she decided to build one from scratch in the early 70s, it became a collaborative venture she pursued with her two daughters, and has been a lasting project for more than 40 years.
That same dollhouse has been in her care since moving from Colorado to Texas, and after restoring it, after it fell into disrepair, she actively updates the custom dollhouse for all holidays and seasons.
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