CHICAGO (CBS) — Patti Blagojevich says she got an anniversary gift better than flowers from her imprisoned husband.
On her Facebook page, Illinois’ former first lady posted excerpts of a letter she received from Rod Blagojevich for their 22nd wedding anniversary.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
From his prison cell where he’s serving a 14-year sentence, the Sun-Times quoted the former governor as writing, “What a blessing you gave me. I am sorry for you though. Why did you ever say yes?”
He told her that they had really have been blessed in so many ways.READ MORE: Concerns Mount About Public Safety With CPD Officers Being Stripped Of Police Powers For Not Complying With COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting Rules
“I have been blessed to be married to and in love with the best person I have ever known,” he wrote.
And he added an optimistic post script: “What are you doing next year on this day? Can I take you out?”MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
The former governor has been in prison since March on a corruption conviction.