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Ann Romney's "Childhood Nanny" Dishes On Privileged Upbringing

"Juanita" calls into Current TV claiming she worked for Ann's wealthy family as a cook and babysitter. Says she and Mitt were "nice," but confirms she "never worked a day in her life." There's also a strange story about a parakeet.

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BuzzFeed has reached out to the Romney campaign for comment, and will update when they respond. The only woman of the right age in the Pontiac area identified in public records as "Juanita" was listed with a telephone number that has been disconnected.

The call took place on Current's morning program, the Stephanie Miller Show.

McKay Coppins is a senior writer for the BuzzFeed News politics team, and the author of The Wilderness, about the battle over the future of the Republican Party.

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