A letter to my daughter, who has just lost her husband.

We knew the diagnosis was coming but when we heard the news it still felt as if we’d been hit with a sledgehammer. How could your new husband, your best friend and the kindest, gentlest man we knew be facing such a thing? You remained strong, though, while we all went slightly crazy.

A letter to my daughter, who has just lost her husband, The Guardian — Death & Dying