Skooter reporting 04/05/12
Unlike in the 2001 film “Amelie” this decades-old love letter is for real. This story is quite a love story that has never been told until on March 31, 1952, Dick Hauck sent a love letter to his future wife, Arlene. The couple had written endlessly nearly on a daily basis while Dick was serving in the U.S. Army. It so happened that this particular letter, wherein Dick formally proposed marriage to Arlene, never reached its final destination until last week.
Arlene Hauch told CNN affiliate KARE11 that she had a box of letters from him. While contract workers were renovating Arlen’s childhood home, they found Dick’s letter and gave the letter to the couple who are both still alive and married to each other, nearly 60 years after Dick first proposed.
The lost letter brings back memories, Dick told KSDK while holding back his tears. He was only 21-years-old at the time he wrote the letter. In that letter he described the wedding ring he had bought for Arlene. The woman still wears the ring up to this date.
"I got your ring today, I sure hope you will like it," the letter reads. "I wish I could have gotten it long ago darling."
Right after the letter was sent Dick returned from the Army and delivered the engagement ring personally to Arlene. On June they lovers got married.
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Source: Odd News