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Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Quoted: Richard Nixon’s love letter to his ‘Irish gypsy’

Richard and Pat Nixon tossing coins into Rome’s Trevi F ountain in 1957. (Henry Burroughs/AP)

“An Irish gypsy who radiates all that is happy and beautiful... left behind her a note addressed to a struggling barrister who looks from a window and dreams. And in that note he found sunshine and flowers...”

Richard Nixon in a letter to his future wife Pat, circa late 1930s, one of a series of letters soon to go on display at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum that show his romantic side.

Read more: Nixon’s romantic side revealed in love letters to his bride in exhibit at presidential library, AP, 3/12/13

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