“I met my wife in jail” – US politician shares amazing love story

_I met my wife in jail_ – US politician shares amazing love story lailasnews


An American politician of the Democratic Party serving as House Majority Whip, has taken to social media to share his amazing love story with his wife.

According to James E. Clyburn, representing South Carolina’s 6th District, he met his wife in jail after he was arrested during a civil rights march.

She brought him food and ate with him. He later found out she knew him all along and had been plotting to meet him. He wrote on Twitter;

“I met my wife in jail after being arrested during a civil rights march. She brought me food and shared a hamburger with me. Turns out, she knew who I was and had been plotting to meet me for some time. We were married for 58 years.”

James Clyburn’s wife, Emily Clyburn died in September 2019 after 58 years of marriage. A Columbia, SC street has been renamed in her memory.

James Clyburn’s tweet narrating how he met his wife has gone viral after being liked by over 59. 4 K Twitter users.

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