Via Moviepilot.com

In February, 1962, President John F. Kennedy met the famous pinup girl, model, and actress Marilyn Monroe, and within days, the two had started an illicit affair. The tryst that followed lasted several months, but little was known about the pair’s secret relationship. Today, over 50 years later, their love letters have finally been discovered, and they offer insight into a tragic, sometimes toxic relationship that was never meant to last. Take a look below! It’s a juicy bit of history you won’t want to miss.

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Wow. These incredible letters show that these two luminaries of the 20th century were real people with real desires and real pain. Next time someone says that history isn’t interesting, just show them these!