This undated photo provided by the Ryan family shows a young Paul Ryan. In the days since Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney selected Ryan for the vice ... more 
This undated photo provided by the Ryan family shows a young Paul Ryan. In the days since Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney selected Ryan for the vice presidential slot on the Republican ticket, the now 42-year-old congressman's biography has become instant folklore. Lifelong resident of a little city in the heartland, embracing new responsibilities as a teen after the sudden death of his father. Devoted husband and father, devout Roman Catholic, avid deer hunter, fisherman and fitness buff. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Ryan Family) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Courtesy of the Ryan Family
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 12:22 PM EDT