56 years married

Hunt on for man who donated wife's wedding dress with love note attached

The image has taken off around the world.

A ‘TRUE GENT’ who left his wife’s wedding dress into a charity shop with an emotional note attached is being sought by the shop’s owners.

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The note written by the mystery man was pinned to a beautiful 1950s wedding dress that was handed in to St Gemma’s Hospice Charity Shop in Garforth.

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The note reads:

I wish any lady who takes this dress to have a life with her loved one 56 years like I did happy years I was a lucky man to marry a lady like mine.

Due to the amount of interest, the charity shop has put the dress on Ebay, where so far £255 has been bid for it.

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The shop described him as a ‘true gent’, saying they are “desperately seeking the kind gentleman who donated this one-off classic vintage dress”.

The hunt has been on since 8 June for the man who wrote the note, and today one woman on the St Gemma’s Hospice Facebook page said she knew who the man was. He hasn’t yet been named, but the hope is he can be found.

Read: Irish couples spend €24,000 on their wedding and honeymoon>

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