Vincenzo and Francesca tought they were destined to be together - until War War II tore their relationship apart.
The two young Italians had know each other since they met as eight-year-olds. Vincenzo had immediately fallen in love with his vivacious classmate. Content to listen quietly as Francesca told him her big dream of traveling to New York City, he would have followed her anywhere.
Now he just might have to.
After Vincenzo went off to fight for Italy on the battlefields of Europe, Francesa patiently waited for him, taking a job as a welder. When he seemingly disappeared without a trace and due to extenuating circumstances, Francesca moved across the sea to Texas. Should Vincenzo follow her? Could she possible be expecting him to come looking for her? Has Francesca found something better that the life they dreamed of living together?