Patrick Swayze 1952-2009

Patrick & Lisa: A Love Story

Soulmates and life partners, Swayze and his wife were each other's pillars of strength during 34 years of marriage

SHE'S LIKE THE WIND

His love for Lisa inspired Patrick – together at the premiere party for Dirty Dancing in 1987 – to pen the hit ballad "She's Like the Wind" for the blockbuster movie's soundtrack. Writing that song, "I just felt at that time that I'm very, very lucky to have a woman who thinks I hung the moon," he told PEOPLE in 2007. And though they didn't appear together onscreen, Patrick practiced all his dance routines for the movie with his wife.



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