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Johnny Cash And June Carter Cash: He Loved Her So Much That Could Not Live Without This Woman

December 20, 2017 13:31

The love story of Johnny Cash and June Carter is one of those that people write books and make movies about. They were standing side by side at the darkest and happiest times in their lives. And their love was stronger than anyone could have imagined.

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A life-changing encounter

Johnny Cash and June Carter first met in 1956 when the man was on tour. At the moment, they both were married to other people, had pretty successful musical careers, and, as it turned out later, were huge fans of one another.

It took them over 12 years before they finally tied the knot in March 1968. For the next 35 years, the couple remained inseparable.

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Despite all the struggles, Johnny and June loved each other and managed to build a pretty happy family. Even though Johnny had problems with drugs, his wife stayed by his side and kept trying to help him over and over again.

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They had a son John Carter Cash who also decided to build his career in the entertainment industry.

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But their fascinating love story ended suddenly when June passed away in 2003. Her death completely devastated Johnny, and after four months, he followed his beloved June to the grave. Some people say that the legendary singer died of a broken heart.

The most romantic letter of all time

Even years after their death, the fascinating love story of Johnny and June continues to live. Over the decades of their marriage, the spouses have exchanged hundreds of romantic letters and notes. And one of these letters was recently dubbed “the most romantic letter of all time.”

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According to a 2015's poll, people named a letter Johnny wrote to June back in 1994 the most romantic note ever. It was written for June's 65th birthday. The words from this letter are one more proof of the strength and depth of the feelings these two had for each other.

You still fascinate and inspire me. You influence me for the better. You're the object of my desire, the #1 Earthly reason for my existence.

These lines are truly romantic and heartwarming, aren't they? And they were written at the time Johnny and June had been married for over 25 years!

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Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash prove that true love can be life-lasting and conquer everything.

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