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UK man seeks stranger who took last photo of wife before her death

A man asked for the public's help on Tuesday to find the stranger who took the last photo of his wife at a garden in the United Kingdom before she died. 

Alan Wright was visiting the Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent on September 2015 when a man asked if he could take a photo of the couple, according to the National Trust, a conservation charity. He told the charity's magazine that he his wife passed away three months later. 

"I have realized that this would have been the last photo ever taken of her," Wright wrote to the National Trust's magazine. 

"I would dearly love to obtain a copy," he said. 

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The National Trust posted the photo of Wright's plea to the public, which has garnered more than 1,000 retweets as of Tuesday afternoon. 

A spokesman from the National Trust told the BBC that Wright's account was a "heartbreaking story."