Big Boys Do Cry: 12 Men Who Bravely Tear Up in Public

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Rep. John Boehner is so prone to crying on Capitol Hill that he's often been dubbed "Weeper of the House." But, he said on "60 Minutes" in 2010, "I'm comfortable in my own skin. And ... more 
Photo by: Reuters
Rep. John Boehner is so prone to crying on Capitol Hill that he's often been dubbed "Weeper of the House." But, he said on "60 Minutes" in 2010, "I'm comfortable in my own skin. And everybody who knows me knows that I get emotional about certain things." less 
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Fri, Jan 4, 2013 4:10 PM EST
When Rep. John Boehner was renominated as Speaker of the House this week, he wept, and it wasn't a first for him. But he's far from alone when it comes to powerful men who shed tears for all to see--in many cases, even furthering their careers.--Beth Greenfield, Shine Staff