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The Greatest Love Letter Ever Written

This love letter from former Asbury Park resident and music legend Johnny Cash to his wife June Carter Cash is simply one of the greatest love letters of all time.


Happy Birthday Princess,

We get old and get use to each other. We think alike. We read each others minds. We know what the other wants without asking. Sometimes we irritate each other a little bit. Maybe sometimes take each other for granted.

But once in awhile, like today, I meditate on it and realize how lucky I am to share my life with the greatest woman I ever met. 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. I love you very much.

Happy Birthday Princess.


Here is another love letter Cash penned in 2003 after the death of his beloved.


July 11 2003 Noon

I love June Carter, I do. Yes I do. I love June Carter I do. And she loves me.

But now she’s an angel and I’m not. Now she’s an angel and I’m not.


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