A Letter from Fred. {Heartwarming Tearjerker}

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on Aug 25, 2013
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96-year old man writes a song for his deceased wife of 75 years and enters it into a contest – A Letter From Fred (video)

75 years. It was real. It was a dream:

We don’t love the Autotune, but we love the incredibly thoughtful, sweet gesture, and we love that Fred loved it.


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A short documentary telling a poignant story of life, love and music.


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13 Responses to “A Letter from Fred. {Heartwarming Tearjerker}”

  1. Amanda says:

    Beautiful! X

  2. Anne says:

    By autotune, do you mean the tight harmony? It's professional singers, yo
    Amazing story, beautiful song, and very sweet couple

  3. Laura Arnone says:

    Thank You ! So Touching

  4. elephantjournal says:

    I read many comments online about this via musicians, and there seemed to be some consensus that the song would have been better left simple, and that something had been autotuned. Out of my depth.

    In any case, what's important is he loved it.

  5. Rhonda P says:

    Not sure how people can be critical of such a beautiful story with a perfect heart. As someone who has been married for 35 years, this was a beautiful, magnificent story with deep sincerity

  6. rose dingas says:

    such a tear jerker and so beautiful….how many people get to have their loved one for that many years.?

  7. Alida says:

    The song is beautiful. Thank you. He really loved and you captured the feeling.

  8. Guest says:

    Well this woman is still weeping. Fred truly loved Lorraine and this song captured the love, simple & sweet. Green Show studio thank you for doing this for Fred. This story touched my heart deeply. With all the hate in the world today, this was one blessed treasure. Thank you.

  9. Linda V. Lewis says:

    Sweet indeed! "Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily–Life is but a dream"!

  10. Cooper says:

    Amazing. Very touching. Purchased!

  11. JoAnna Aveni says:

    This really exemplifies the strength, beauty and healing powers of love. If our world could hold more of it, and less hate.. We would all be better off. Such a touching and poignant story. Thank you..

  12. Caroline says:

    very touching

  13. Kathy says:

    Awww such a sweet story…tear jerker for sure…I would love to sit down with Fred and ask him about sweet Loraine…