A special tribute a man left for his wife after she passed was recently discovered by a total stranger after 17 years.

A man who was flying a hot-air balloon over the countryside discovered a special tribute that Winston Howes left for his wife Janet after she passed away.

Winston was a farmer and left this very special message for his wife.

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The special heart took nearly 10 years to form as the trees around the shape where allow to fully grow. The heart can still be seen today.