Springfield native introduces Facebook mini-series to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Springfield native, John Legend, is celebrating Valentine’s Day through a Facebook mini-series.

“Dear John: Legendary Love Letters” tells stories of love, family, and friendship from around the world.

“Love is universal, love is ever evolving, but it’s also a constant,” Legend said in the animated Facebook video. “It’s the thread that weaves through the world and connects us all.”

Legend published the first episode of the series on Sunday - featuring a couple that didn’t let a language barrier get in the way of their love.

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The theme song of the series is Legend’s newest song, “Conversations in the Dark.”

On Thursday, Legend announced his Bigger Love Tour that includes stops in more than 25 cities across North America.

Legend will stop at the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Saturday, Sept. 5.

Tickets will go on sale to the public beginning at 10 a.m. Friday.

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Legend was born and raised in Springfield where he graduated from North High School as salutatorian of his class.

In 2016, Legend helped raise $500,000 to donate to the Springfield school district to renovate the auditorium that now bears his name.

Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, have two children, Luna and Miles.

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