Read the Widow of Chris Cornell’s Letter to Her Late Husband

  • Axl Rosenberg

Vicky Cornell (née Karayiannis) has written a letter to her late husband, Chris. I’m going to present it without any lengthy commentary, because really, what is there to say? This woman is understandably in a lot of pain, and my heart goes out to her. I hope writing this letter proved to be cathartic.

“To My Sweet Christopher,

“You were the best father, husband and son-in-law. Your patience, empathy and love always showed through.

“You had always said I saved you, that you wouldn’t be alive if it were not for me. My heart gleamed to see you happy, living and motivated. Excited for life. Doing everything you could to give back. We had the time of our lives in the last decade and I’m sorry, my sweet love, that I did not see what happened to you that night. I’m sorry you were alone, and I know that was not you, my sweet Christopher. Your children know that too, so you can rest in peace.

“I’m broken, but I will stand up for you and I will take care of our beautiful babies. I will think of you every minute of every day and I will fight for you. You were right when you said we are soulmates. It has been said that paths that have crossed will cross again, and I know that you will come find me, and I will be here waiting.

“I love you more than anyone has ever loved anyone in the history of loving and more than anyone ever will.

“Always and forever,

Your Vicky”

[via Billboard]

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