科爾的情書

今天情人節,我送大家一個小故事:

德國前總理科爾 (Helmut Kohl) 和太太青梅竹馬,最後從一而終,白頭偕老。但他們的相戀原來一點也不簡單。話說科爾十八歲時遇上女主角,起初女角不瞅不睬,尤如一坐冰山。之後男主角每天 寫情信給女角,女角一直都沒有回覆。當科爾寫到差不多第一千封時,女主角終於回了信函,然後他們就正式開展他們的愛情故事。之後幾十年,無論科爾經歷多少 政壇風浪,太太還是一直在身邊支持不斷。可惜最後的結局並不完美,科爾太太因身患頑疾,厭世自殺身亡。以下是路透社的消息:

「They (Hannelore & Helmut Kohl) met when she was just 15 and he 18 in the tough years after the war. Kohl finally won her over with an avalanche of love letters, she said — more than 2,000 in all, Reuters news agency reported.

She stood by his side throughout a long political career, including both his time as chancellor from 1982 to 1998 and during a slush fund scandal after he was voted out of office.

“We survived World War II. We will also cope with this … I stand by my man," she said at the time. 」

Hannelore Kohl: Years of pain

若只消寫情信就能覓得長相廝守的佳人,莫說是一千、二千封,即使是要寫一萬封我也會照辦如儀。只可惜,我從沒有這麼幸運,可以遇上這麼划算的事。 top

一個回應 to “科爾的情書”

  1. dfpoon Says:

    Supplement news:
    BBC:Suicide splits German media
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/1436219.stm


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