Published on: November 14, 2003

Behind Johnny Cash's 35-year marriage to soul mate June Carter lurked a dark and tragic secret – Johnny got June's sister Anita pregnant!

And then, to spare June the heartache of Johnny's cheating, anguished Anita aborted their love child, sources close to Cash told The ENQUIRER exclusively.

The issue that goes on sale Friday reveals how Anita begged June's forgiveness on her death bed, how the great love between Johnny and June survived all obstacles … and more.