José Fernández's tragic passing has affected so many people.
The late sports star's longtime love reflected on their time together, writing:
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Even though we knew this day would come, our heart just wasn't prepared.
Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love & support. Cory will forever be in my heart. pic.twitter.com/XVlZnh9vOc
— Lea Michele (@msleamichele) July 29, 2013
You're both forever in OUR heart, Lea!
We're here for you, girl. Stay strong..
Though her rep released a brief statement earlier in the month, this is Lea's first personal — and public — response to the horrible news. As always, she's handled it eloquently.
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