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Ron Paul: US youth 'like freedom'

The 2012 Republican primary contest has had many twists and turns this month with some surprise winners and predictable dropouts in recent days.

But one steady yet surprising candidate is Ron Paul, a Texas Congressman, medical doctor and libertarian.

Mark Mardell reports on his rise to political prominence and the youth movement that lies behind his success.

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