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  • Steven Nunn: From Politician to Murderer

    Steve Nunn spent his childhood as a farm boy and a judge's son in south-central Kentucky. But by his teens, he found himself living a much more prominent life...<a href="http://abc.go.com/watch/2020/SH559026/VD55229389/2020-831-extreme-parenting">CLICK to watch full story on "20/20"</a>
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  • Steve Nunn: From Politician to Murderer

    Nunn was 15 when his father Louie Nunn won the race to become governor of Kentucky. Here the Nunn family, including Steve Nunn's sister and mother, are show celebrating Louie Nunn's victory.
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  • Steve Nunn: From politician to murderer.

    Nunn was eager to please his father but his affection was often returned with ridicule, those who knew the family said.
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  • Steve Nunn: From Politician to Murderer

    As Louie Nunn's career soared, Steve Nunn grew into a suave playboy who moved easily into the circles of Kentucky's high society. As a young man, he attended law school.
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  • Steve Nunn From Politician to Murderer

    Nunn, shown here with his sister, mother and father, followed his Louie Nunn's footsteps and began a career in politics. In 1990, he was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives. Two years later, he divorced his first wife. In 1996, he married his second wife, Tracey Damron. Damron said that, for years, their relationship was wonderful.
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  • Steve Nunn: From Politician to Murderer

    Nunn, a Republican, distinguished himself as a crusader for women, children and the disadvantaged. But former Gov. Louie Nunn was not impressed. The tense father and son relationship hit a tipping point when, amid allegations of abuse, Louie Nunn's wife Beula -- Steve Nunn's mother -- filed for divorce. Louie and Steve Nunn stopped speaking.
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  • Steve Nunn: From Politician to Murderer

    With Damron's help, the father and son later reconciled. Nunn then campaigned to be governor of Kentucky, just like his dad, but lost badly. When his father died a few months later, Nunn's life seemed to spiral out of control: He drank, cruised the Internet for sex and lost a reelection bid to the Kentucky House of Representatives. He and Damron divorced.
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