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Photos: Romney's early life

Updated 9:17 AM ET, Wed October 31, 2012
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A young Mitt Romney with his father, George, in 1958. George Romney, a one-time governor of Michigan and president of American Motors Corp., unsuccessfully sought the 1968 GOP presidential nomination. He was also secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Nixon administration. Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
The Romney family, from left, Mitt, mother Lenore, father George, sister Jane and brother Scott get together at the piano for a hymn in 1958. Mitt Romney grew up in a Mormon household. Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
George Romney gets ready to sleep in the back of his car as a chauffeur drives home to Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, after a long day of work on a new state constitution and a quick change into pajamas in 1962. Mitt Romney's father was elected governor of Michigan that year. Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
George Romney, then governor of Michigan, with his wife, Lenore, in November 1963. Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
A 16-year-old Mitt Romney, left, in a family portrait in November 1963. His father, George, and his mother, Lenore, are seated at center. Time & LIfe Pictures/Getty Images
George Romney, left, and his family in 1963. See more of the Romney family at Life.com. Time & LIfe Pictures/Getty IMages