Author, ‘Modern Love’ Essayist Amy Krouse Rosenthal Dies At 51 : The Two-Way : NPR

Rosenthal won hearts with her children’s book and memoirs — and broke them with her essay announcing her terminal illness, a Modern Love piece called “You May Want To Marry My Husband.”

Amy Krouse Rosenthal knew she was dying, and she didn’t want her husband to stay a widower. So a month before cancer killed her this week at 51, she wrote a sort of dating profile for him, got it printed in The New York Times. Her biggest hope for him, she writes:

“The right person reads this … and another love story begins.”

Source: Author, ‘Modern Love’ Essayist Amy Krouse Rosenthal Dies At 51 : The Two-Way : NPR

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