Hans Christian Andersen's Heartbreaking Love Letters

July 31, 2014 12:50 PM

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A newly discovered Hans Christian Andersen letter reveals the fairy tale writer never got to have his own “happily ever after.”

The letter was sent to Christian Voigt, the brother of Riborg Voig -- a woman he continued to love despite the fact she married another man. In it, he confessed that a number of his poems were inspired by his unrequited feelings for Riborg. But those feelings may not have been so unrequited.

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