John Travolta And Children Spend Emotional Thanksgiving Without His Wife

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Beloved actor John Travolta, lost his wife, Kelly Preston, in July 2020 following a battle with breast cancer.

Taking to Instagram just days ago, Travolta shared photos of an obviously emotional but lovely Thanksgiving with his family…

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John Travolta is grieving a horrific loss.

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On July 13th 2020, the actor confirmed that his wife, Kelly Preston had died, aged just fifty-seven.

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And, in this time, they shared 3 children: Jett, Ella, and Benjamin.

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He first met Kelly back in 1987.

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And they quickly became one of Hollywood’s most loved couples.

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She was John’s guiding light.

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Kelly had helped her husband in more ways than you could imagine.

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John and Kelly’s sixteen-year-old son, Jett, died suddenly after suffering a seizure while on vacation at Grand Bahama Island.

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And, speaking in an interview in 2014, John described losing Jett as the “worst thing that’s ever happened in my life.”

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“Nobody should have to lose a child.”

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In an interview with Lifetime, she said: “Nobody should have to lose a child. It’s unfathomable. But I’m here to say that you can get through it. You can live again. You can want to live again.”

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The couple remained strong and helped each other through the grief and, in 2011, they announced the birth of their baby, Benjamin.

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And, together, John and Kelly were able to move on from their grief.

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So, of course, Kelly’s death last year came as a huge shock…

And it has left a huge hole in John’s life.

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He wrote: “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife, Kelly, has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many.”

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“Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. 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.”

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Since his message, the actor took a brief hiatus from social media…

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But then, reports came in about his involvement in the church of Scientology.

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In a 2009 interview, Kelly opened up about how her belief in Scientology helped her to deal with the untimely death of her teenage son.

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“In Scientology, we have what’s called ‘auditing,’ and that helps you to address things in your life and to strip them away. It’s a path of spiritual enlightenment. Also, it helps rid the mind of painful experience completely. Through that, the people at my church literally held my hand and got me through… I will forever be indebted.”

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But following on from her death, John was reportedly looking into quitting the religion altogether.

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According to the Daily Mail, the actor faced a “make-or-break” moment over his forty-five-year devotion to Scientology because he defied the Church’s opposition to cancer treatments.

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But other Scientology members have praised John for attempting to break away from the church.

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He said: “The statement was unequivocal in the support of medical staff… It shows they’ve backed away from Scientology.”

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Following this controversy, Travolta appeared to be focusing on his family.

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Sharing a tribute to his late wife by dancing with their daughter.
Dancing, John says, was one of Kelly’s favorite things to do in the world.

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And this Mother’s Day, he followed up with another adorable tribute.

“Dearest Kelly, you brought into my life three of the most wonderful children I have ever known. Thank you. We love and miss you. Happy Mother’s Day.”

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Now, over a year on from his loss, Travolta shared an emotional video to Instagram of his Thanksgiving.

In the video, a solemn but content Travolta wished all of his followers and supporters a happy thanksgiving, while also thanking them for all of their support over this difficult year for him and his family.

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Check out the video below.

We too would like to wish John Travolta and all the family a happy thanksgiving.

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We hope you had a fantastic thanksgiving.

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