You May Want to Marry My Husband

The New York Times

After learning she doesn’t have long to live, a woman composes a dating profile for the man she will leave behind.

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“I have been trying to write this for a while, but the morphine and lack of juicy cheeseburgers (what has it been now, five weeks without real food?) have drained my energy and interfered with whatever prose prowess remains. Additionally, the intermittent micronaps that keep whisking me away midsentence are clearly not propelling my work forward as quickly as I would like. But they are, admittedly, a bit of trippy fun.

Still, I have to stick with it, because I’m facing a deadline, in this case, a pressing one. I need to say this (and say it right) while I have a) your attention, and b) a pulse.” Read the whole story

Update:

Author who wrote heartbreaking ‘dating profile’ for her husband dies
CNN

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, the prolific children’s book author who wrote a devastating “Modern Love” column about her soon-to-be-widower husband, died Monday. She was 51. Read the full story

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