From his affairs to political ambitions, Arnold Schwarzenegger kept many secrets from wife Maria Shriver during their 25-year marriage. And yet, the actor and former California governor hopes to win back Ms. Shriver, who filed for divorce in July. Here’s a look in pictures at the couple’s relationship.
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In this Sept. 16, 1983 photo, actor and bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger shows off his new U.S. citizenship papers as Maria Shriver looks on at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood, Calif.
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In an April 25, 1986 photo, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger poses with his bride Maria Shriver following their wedding ceremony in Hyannis, Mass.
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Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger smile with their daughter Katherine Eunice as they join Kennedy family members posing for photographers at Rose Kennedy's 100th birthday party in the Kennedy compound at Hyannisport, Massachusetts, July 15, 1990. Shriver is Rose Kennedy's granddaughter.
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California Republican governor-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver wave to their supporters before his acceptance speech in Los Angeles on Oct. 7, 2003. Californians rose up in political revolution, storming the polls in record numbers to recall governor Gray Davis and elect Schwarzenegger in his place.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger and wife Maria Shriver wave to the crowd as they arrive for the swearing in of Schwarzenegger as the 38th Governor of California in Sacramento on Nov. 17, 2003.
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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver arrive at the annual State Dinner for the Nation's Governors at the White House in Washington on Feb. 26, 2006.
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California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, wife Maria Shriver and children Christopher (L), Patrick (2nd L), Katherine and Christina (R) arrive at the premiere of the film "The Benchwarmers" in Los Angeles, Calif., in this April 2, 2006 photo.
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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger watches election results on television in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Nov. 7, 2006 with Maria Shriver, mother-in-law Eunice Kennedy Shriver and his four children Katherine (L) , Patrick (R1) and Christina (R). Christopher is not shown.
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California first lady Maria Shriver and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger smile together at the Governor's Inaugural Ball at the Sacramento Convention Center on Jan. 5, 2007.
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In this Jan. 22, 2011 photo, Maria Shriver and her husband Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stand amid family members and other mourners as they leave the funeral Mass for her father, R. Sargent Shriver, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic church in Potomac, Md., just outside Washington.
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