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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A GOODBYE THAT KEEPS BEING SAID

He had a premonition of his own death in battle, and penned a heart-rending farewell letter to his wife---150 years later, you should still be prepared to wipe away the tears when you read it:

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NOTE: The wife of the actor who read this letter for the Ken Burns Civil War documentary was dying of cancer when he did the reading for Burns. Four years after The Civil War first aired, the actor took his own life, apparently still despondent over her death. So sad, yet somehow hopeful--true love never really dies...

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