When 96-year-old Fred saw a songwriting contest advertised in the paper he couldn’t help but write one for his wife who’d passed away only a month earlier.

Ben Terry


I work at Sojourn Community Church. I create for Sojourn Network. I study at Southern Seminary. And I currently reside in Louisville, KY.

2 responses to Widower submits a song about his wife of 73 years to a songwriting contest

  1. Wow, I’m sobbing. Thank you so much for this.

  2. Wow my heart is both happy but yet broken for this man. It is so wonderful that he had such a wonderful life with his “Sweet Lorraine” but sad that now she is gone and he is left alone.

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