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The man whose terminally ill wife wrote the heartbreaking letter 'You may want to marry my husband' reveals how a year of grief changed his life

Posted On: Jul 22, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The man whose terminally ill wife wrote the heartbreaking letter 'You may want to marry my husband' reveals how a year of grief changed his life

Last year, a dying woman wrote a column titled "You may want to marry my husband," which was read by more than 5 million people worldwide.
Jason Rosenthal, the subject of that column, discussed what the last year has been like without his wife in a recent TED talk .
Rosenthal said there's one simple thing that no one has done for him this year, and he wishes someone would.
Jason Rosenthal's wife Amy published a rather startling statement last year: "You may want to marry my husband."
That headline ricocheted around the world after it was published in a March 2017 Modern Love column in The New York Times .
More than 5 million people around the globe read it. That's more captive eyeballs than the entire population of Ireland, New Zealand, or Costa Rica.
When she wrote the column, Amy was bedridden with ovarian cancer, yearning for a cheeseburger, and hoping that someday after she was gone, the beloved man she'd shared a home with "for, like, 9,490 days," would make a "fresh start." She died just 10 days after...

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