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Mitt and Ann Romney sit with their five young sons.

The first baby Ann Romney ever held was her own. And she was overwhelmed, she says in a Mother's Day column published Thursday in USA Today.

Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidatel Mitt Romney, is a grandmother now, well-versed in the role of mom. She's lived the three seasons, from a young, inexperienced mom to one who has figured it out to yet another, as one who is watching her own children wrestle with the challenges and embrace the joys of parenthood.

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