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Alan Roesler holds up a copy of his book about Ernest Love, whose name the Prescott Airport bears, before speaking at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.

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Love's letters: Book tells story of hometown hero

PRESCOTT - Today, the name "Ernest A. Love" is a fairly generic local title - almost a household term. But for one early-1900s Prescott family, the significance of the name went much deeper.Dozens of letters that young Ernest Love sent to his parents throughout his college and military years make it apparent that the Prescott High School graduate and World War I fighter pilot was not only a beloved hometown hero, but a cherished son as well.