It was a futile attempt. After border rules changed, the old truck needing repairs, and the lack of positive reinforcement by his family, the man was ready to give up. He drove the truck as far as he could before it died.
John’s youthful plans to live in his wife’s home in Mexico, raise their family and return to his home in Montana, failed. Thirty years of holding dual citizenship, he was now denied legal entrance back into the US.
After camping overnight beside the truck, they gathered their belongings and began a long walk back to their Mexican abode.