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10 Things You Didn't Know About Ann Romney (Photos)

Ann Romney and Rachel Rey

Did you know that Ann Romney once walked in on former President George while he was getting a massage? Or that she loves to save money at Costco?Or that if she had a girl she would name her Patience (something a lot of us probably need). So needless to say, you probably think you know Ann but there’s a lot of things you probably don’t know about her.

While she might (or might not be) the country’s next First Lady, there’s a lot about Ann that’s coming to the surface and to be honest, she’s definitely a mother and grandmother who has done it all, seen it all, and has gone through it all.

Check out our photo gallery and the top ten things you probably didn’t know about Ann and let us know what you think!

  • Charitable 1 of 10
    Ann Romney has been involved in a number of children's charities and was an honorary board member of Families First, a parent education program in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    Source via Extra TV
    Photo via Twitter
  • How Do You Say First Lady In French? 2 of 10
    How Do You Say First Lady In French?
    Ann Davies started attending Utah's Brigham Young University in 1967, and spent a semester of her sophomore year in Grenoble, France. Although both Mitt and Ann were in France at the same time, they saw each other very rarely, and only under strict supervision.
    Source via The Week
    Photo via Twitter
  • Converted To Mormonism 3 of 10
    Converted To Mormonism
    Mitt graduated high school and left for Stanford. A year later, he embarked on a two-and-a-half-year Mormon mission to France, prompting Ann to decide to join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1966. Mitt's father, then—Gov. George Romney, baptized her into the church. She had been an Episcopalian, and her family wasn't particularly religious. Two of her brothers converted to Mormonism soon after Ann did.
    Source via The Week
    Photo via Twitter
  • Grandchildren 4 of 10
    She and husband Mitt have 18 grandchildren! Can you imagine remembering to send a birthday card and a check to each one on their correct birthdays? LOL.
    Source via Washington Post
    Photo via Twitter
  • The Best Gift 5 of 10
    The Best Gift
    The Romneys have five sons, who range in age from 26 to 37. Their firstborn, Taggart, was born on their first wedding anniversary. Great gift, huh?
    Source via Us News
    Photo via Twitter
  • Diagnosed With MS 6 of 10
    Diagnosed With MS
    In 1998, Ann was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which is in remission. Along with eating healthfully and exercise, Ann uses alternative treatments including meditation and reflexology.
    Source via Us News
    Photo via Twitter
  • First Date 7 of 10
    First Date
    She met Mitt at a party in 1965 when she was a sophomore at the Kingswood School, a high school in Bloomfield Hills. For their first date, Mitt took Ann to see the movie The Sound of Music.
    Source via Us News
    Photo via Twitter
  • If They Hard A GIrl… 8 of 10
    If They Hard A GIrl...
    If the Romneys had a daughter, what would her name have been? Ann said she would have named her Patience Darling Romney, after a great-great-grandmother.
    Source via New York Daily News
    Photo via Twitter
  • Costco! 9 of 10
    Ann is a loyal Costco shopper and a pretty thrifty one, too! On a recent Rachel Rey show she managed to explain how she saves with coupons!
    Source via New York Daily News
    Photo via Twitter
  • Uh-Oh! 10 of 10
    Her most embarrassing moment? "Walking in on George Bush when he was having a massage" in the White House.
    Source via New York Daily News
    Photo via Twitter

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