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Man’s heartbreaking tribute to wife who died from cancer

A man has posted a heart-breaking declaration of love for his wife who tragically lost her battle with melanoma.  

Ben Debono uploaded the moving image of himself holding a photo of his wife Leah to Instagram and Facebook on his travel page Cruzin_Australia. 

‘Not exactly the way we wanted to but made it, you’re never going to stop living though me & Turbo you will always be my wife & my one true love,’ the post reads. 

Ben Debono uploaded the moving image of himself holding a photo of his wife Leah to Instagram and Facebook on his travel page Cruzin_Australia

An outpouring of sympathy and love has been shared by social media users who said Mr Debono's post was 'doing her proud'

An outpouring of sympathy and love has been shared by social media users who said Mr Debono’s post was ‘doing her proud’

An outpouring of sympathy and love has been shared by social media users who said Mr Debono’s post was ‘doing her proud.’

The man and his precious dog can be seen sitting on rocks by the ocean in front of a sign that reads: ‘You are standing at the northernmost point of the Australian Continent.’   

His hashtags of #f***cancer #lovemywife #missmywife were more than telling about the ongoing grief Mr Debono is working through.

The travel page Cruzin_Australia, which is dedicated to Leah (pictured), will see Mr Debono and Turbo travel around Australia full time in a 1979 Landcruiser

The travel page Cruzin_Australia, which is dedicated to Leah (pictured), will see Mr Debono and Turbo travel around Australia full time in a 1979 Landcruiser

'House sold! Ute packed! One way ticket to freedom! Will never forget the good times had in this house will always be a part of me,' he wrote on August 12 (pictured with his wife Leah)

'House sold! Ute packed! One way ticket to freedom! Will never forget the good times had in this house will always be a part of me,' he wrote on August 12 (pictured with his wife Leah)

‘House sold! Ute packed! One way ticket to freedom! Will never forget the good times had in this house will always be a part of me,’ he wrote on August 12 (pictured with his wife Leah)

The travel page Cruzin_Australia, which is dedicated to Leah, will see Mr Debono and Turbo travel around Australia full time in a 1979 Landcruiser. 

‘Gday my name is Ben. Tragically lost my beautiful wife Leah to melanoma. Leaving it all behind to travel Oz in my cruiser with my dog Turbo,’ his first post confirmed.

He left mid-way through August with only the possessions that would fit in his car.

'Gday my name is Ben. Tragically lost my beautiful wife Leah to melanoma. Leaving it all behind to travel Oz in my cruiser with my dog Turbo,' his first post confirmed

‘Gday my name is Ben. Tragically lost my beautiful wife Leah to melanoma. Leaving it all behind to travel Oz in my cruiser with my dog Turbo,’ his first post confirmed

'Absolutely amazing. This is beautiful. Keep living. Keep loving. Safe travels,' one user wrote (pictured Ben and Leah)

‘Absolutely amazing. This is beautiful. Keep living. Keep loving. Safe travels,’ one user wrote (pictured Ben and Leah)

Social media users were quick to see the beauty in the gesture with many taking time to leave messages of support

Social media users were quick to see the beauty in the gesture with many taking time to leave messages of support

‘House sold! Ute packed! One way ticket to freedom! Will never forget the good times had in this house will always be a part of me,’ he wrote on August 12.

‘Time to get back to doing some living for Leah & myself. Thanks everyone for everything! First stop who cares!’ 

Social media users were quick to see the beauty in the gesture with many taking time to leave messages of support. 

‘Absolutely amazing. This is beautiful. Keep living. Keep loving. Safe travels,’ one user wrote.

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