Here Are Some Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of Mitt Romney's Pre-Debate Ritual

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Mitt Romney spent some quality time with his wife, Ann, and their sons Tuesday, winding down before his high-stakes match-up with President Barack Obama at Hofstra University. 

Garrett Jackson, Romney’s “body man,” tweets this photo of the family enjoying a “pre-game” meal of rotisserie chicken and baked potato: 

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Photo: Twitter / @dgjackson

And here’s one from Romney’s son Josh, who points out via Twitter that his brother Craig is “not a big crust eater”: 

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Photo: Twitter / @joshromney

Romney’s eldest son Tagg tweeted this photo a little later, of the family hanging out before heading over to the debate venue: 

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Photo: Twitter / @tromney

Later, Jackson tweeted this sweet photo of Romney and his wife on the way to the debate:

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Photo: Twitter / @dgjackson

And here’s the family hanging out backstage at Hofstra: 

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Photo: Twitter / @dgjackson

And finally, here are the Romneys checking out some “funny photos” before the debate: 

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Photo: Twitter / @dgjackson

Now here’s what Obama did to prepare for tonight’s debate > 

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