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Richard Nixon's love letters: The romantic side few people ever saw
The ex-president best known for the Watergate scandal and profanity-laced recordings was once a simple California boy courting the girl of his dreams
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ecades before Richard Nixon resigned the presidency in disgrace, he was just another love-struck young man. And now, the notoriously paranoid and profane Republican's mushy letters to his then-future wife, Pat, are on display at his presidential library in California. Here, Nixon takes a private walk in the 1970s with the woman he once called his "Irish gypsy." Click through for more revelations from Nixon's love letters:

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