Gifted musician and winner of The Voice SA Craig Lucas recently wrote an open letter in which he told the truth about his sexuality. Craig expected to be shunned and feel a negative impact on his career but was instead overwhelmed with positive messages.
In his open letter, Craig explained to his fans how he felt and the difficult time he went through. Briefly.co.za reported that the singer even considered taking his own life.
But things have changed now. Craig feels that the positive response to his letter saved his life.
Craig shared on social media that he has been receiving messages and calls from people who support him.
While he will not be able to thank everyone personally for their support, Craig wants his supporters to know he appreciates what they did for him.
Know this, each and everyone of you saved my life. And I’m going to live my life from here on out paying that forward.
The grateful musician wrote a new song titled Freedom and dedicated it to every person who decided to stand by him.
People responded by sending Craig even more encouraging messages:
selwyn.thomas - You are one in a million. Read your letter yesterday and it brought me to tears. So proud of you for the way you handled your situation. Is it not liberating to be free of your demons? Welcome to the family.
terrancearendse - Hi Craig, I commend you four courage, I am now an even bigger fan, my wife and love your music; God bless you, and may you become more successful than ever, keep up the brilliant work.
rossouwclaudine - So proud of you Craig Lucas!!!!!!!!!U an inspiration & from now on I'm not going to b afraid anymore!You awesome!!!!!!!
raqb19 - You have bared your soul and it is so evident in your beautiful music Craig!!
suritabeukes - You're a really good person Craig. And you're loved by many. I've been fortunate enough to meet you once and I'll treasure that memory by remembering how inspirational YOU are.
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