From their hit HGTV show "Fixer Upper" to Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Market, the Gaines have invested in the community that now brings more business and tourists to the city. And with that, they've changed the reputation of Waco, Texas.

Texas Monthly looks at how Chip and Joanna Gaines have brought Waco back to life:

...their idyllic show about living an idyllic life in an idyllic place became the unwitting symbol of the redemption of a storied Teas city that had mostly negative national attention...Somehow, against every odd in the world, Waco has become a tourist destination, a lifestyle aspiration, a relocation consideration, and it’s all because of Chip and Joanna Gaines.

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