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06/11/2013 04:02 pm ET

Seth Avett Divorce Message Posted On Avett Brothers' Site

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On Tuesday, Seth Avett of the bluegrass band the Avett Brothers posted a sincere and heartfelt message to his fans, announcing his separation from his wife Susan.

"We have been separated for some time," writes the 32-year-old singer. "As I’m sure you will understand, this is a very difficult and painful time for us and our families. I want to wholeheartedly thank you for respecting our privacy in this matter and I ask sincerely for your prayers, support and understanding."

Avett and his wife had been together since 2008.

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