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“We were Mormons and growing up in Michigan; that might have seemed unusual or out of place but I really don’t remember it that way. My friends cared more about what sports teams we followed than what church we went to. My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all – the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would BE, and much less about what we would DO.”
During his convention acceptance speech Thursday night, Republican presidentianl nominee Mitt Romney discusses growing up as a Mormon in Michigan.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves to the audience at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 30, 2012 on the final day of the Republican National Convention.