John Travolta and other famous figures who lost their significant other
The actor just lost his wife Kelly Preston to breast cancer
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Losing your partner is heartbreaking. However, grief can often inspire courage and hope. Some of these widowed stars achieved greatness after loss. Yet others found the mourning process more difficult to deal with.
Most recently, John Travolta's beloved wife, actress Kelly Preston, passed away on the morning of July 12, following a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was 57, and is survived by her husband and their children, 20-year-old Ella and 9-year-old Benjamin.
Travolta shared the news on Instagram, thanking everyone who was helping Preston in her cancer battle, and adding, "I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don't hear from us for a while. But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal."
Browse this gallery of prominent celebs who got on with life after losing their significant others.
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