Goodbye from Groton
Groton — Abigail Oelker, left, waves goodbye as Yulissa Lopez-Mongaya, center, takes a photo of her daughter Sophia, 3, while the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Colorado (SSN-788) travels through the Long Island Sound, on Wednesday at Eastern Point Beach.
Both women have husbands who are assigned to the sub.
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