Jose Fernandez Wrote These Heartbreaking Last Words To His Pregnant Girlfriend Right Before He Died

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Fernandez’s death cut short a life and a career that had already defeated insurmountable odds. Fernandez was born in Cuba in 1992, but the ambitious youngster quickly set his sights on the U.S. and risked everything he had to get there.

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During his early teens, then, the future star made several unsuccessful attempts to cross over to the States, all of which resulted in him being put behind bars. Moreover, his fourth try nearly ended in disaster when his mother fell overboard, forcing a 15-year-old Fernandez to jump in and rescue her.

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