“I think coffee is the only thing that the whole world agrees on ... It’s brought countries together, it’s brought cities together, states, small towns, families. And so, we really just need to take everybody up on that and we just need to work together and try to make the world a better place.”

Coffee is a unifier for Olivia Salazar, founder and owner of the Gypsy Sips Cafe on the corner of Wilcox and El Camino Real in Sierra Vista.

“Where I come from, there’s coffee on every corner,” said Salazar, who’s from Washington state. “Twenty years ago, I moved to the Tucson area and I was looking for coffee — ‘cause I’m from Washington state. And there wasn’t any, there was one Starbucks — which was about 40 minutes away.”

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