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Speaker John Boehner poses with 10 of his 11 siblings.
Speaker John Boehner poses with 10 of his 11 siblings. unknown/Speaker John Boehner
In our time when a family with four children seems large, four supposedly being the new 12, a photo of Speaker John Boehner with 10 of his 11 siblings makes a really striking picture.
It proves that four kids may be large in today's terms but it's really nothing like 12.
All but one of his siblings were in Washington to see the most famous of the Boehner clan formally take office as speaker. Whether you're a Republican or Democrat, you can't be anything but awed by his parents, especially his mother.