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TMZ has released what appears to be a handwritten letter from Aaron Hernandez from his jail cell. This letter was in response to a letter of encouragement he received from a fan named Karl, who was compelled to write the former NFL star because he was in the same jail 15 years ago.
In this letter, Hernandez sounds rather positive and maintains his innocence. He turns to his religious side and says being in jail is God’s plan for him and that he is being put in this situation for a reason. He admits he “fell off, especially after making all the money,” with his faith but is looking to a brighter future moving forward.
He points to his doubters saying “the world just makes things out of false accusations and it will all die down when they say NOT GUILTY and all the people who turned on me will feel like crap.” He continues to say that he is a good person with a big heart and has been humbled by this experience. He signs the letter and writes that he cannot wait for the day he will be signing his name for fans again when he is once again playing in the league.
As much of a fan I was of Hernandez, it seems the jail diet and solitary confinement has made him a tad delusional. Sorry to say but Hernandez will never play in the league again, even if he is found not guilty. The league has already eliminated all traces of his existence and what team will risk signing a player who has spent the past month in jail on a first-degree murder charge, with the possibility of facing more murder charges from other cases?
He ends with a request for the letter to be kept off social media, but looks like that failed.