“I was completely overwhelmed by so many beautiful, heartfelt sentiments,” says Joan. “Following Bill’s death, I’d spend hours reading through the truly lovely comments about Bill on the internet. He was so adored, and those messages brought me tremendous consolation.
“Bill was a big softy when it came to dogs, and our beloved shih tzu puppies Lily and Lucy have also provided much peace,” admits Joan, 89, a retired businesswoman.
“It took me a long time before I was able to watch any of Bill’s Golden Years Of Hollywood on Foxtel, or revisit any of the wonderful movies we used to adore watching together, like his favourites Gone With The Wind and The Wizard Of Oz – or mine, which is The Razor’s Edge. But now I do, and watching them brings back a warm feeling, and I feel a definite connection to Bill.”
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October 26, 2020