After Summer Soto left her boyfriend at the airport, she drove north to a scenic vista, parked her car and looked out over Tucson.
"All of a sudden it was like nothing was the same any more when he left. The drive home was different, the sunset was different. I came up here because I thought maybe things would be better. They were just like a little bit better, not that much.”
Summer 19, is a business student, a lifetime Tucsonan, and she’s in love.
Her boyfriend, Lance Cpl. Israel Corte is deployed to Okinawa, Japan. With the help of her cell phone, a stack of handwritten letters and a special place in Tucson, Summer is learning to weather the distance.
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