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Quotation by Woodrow Wilson
Atlantic Monthly (Boston, March 1901)address, April 2, 1917, to the Congress calling for war on Germanyaddress at Baltimore, Maryland (April 6, 1918)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 14, 1914)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914)
The life—the home—of my youth is cut off, and now it is you and me, my sweet one.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Letter to Ellen Axson Wilson. The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 5, p. 468, ed. Arthur S. Link.
Wilson was writing to his wife on learning of his mother's unexpected death. He confessed to having been in youth "a mother's boy."
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