An Egyptian woman visits her dead husband every day, writes letters to him on his grave and asks permission for everything (photos)


In a sad incident that received the sympathy of thousands of people on social networking sites, dozens of photos of an Egyptian woman's messages she wrote over her husband's grave have recently spread.

With moving words and abundant feelings, this woman, called Marwa, used to write to her husband on his grave daily the details of her life as if he was still alive and sustenance, which aroused the grief and anxiety of thousands on the social media platforms.

The messages, taken by a photographer named Bassam El-Shahawi, showed conflicting feelings for the grieving woman, sometimes telling her deceased husband that she was waiting for him, and at other times she disclosed to him the control of her despair and her contemplation of suicide due to his long absence.

The letters found in the cemeteries in the Fustat area, south of Cairo, showed that the wife kept her nerve and acted as if nothing had happened, as she took the dead husband’s permission to visit her relatives and inform him of the latest family news.

It is noteworthy that the messages received a wide interaction on the social networking sites.

Where many Egyptians expressed their concern for the woman and fear for her fate.

Others expressed their admiration for her sincere love for her husband and her commitment to visit his grave daily.

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