Monroe, Lennon letters to be auctioned

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In this undated photo provided by Profile in History, the second page of a handwritten letter from Marilyn Monroe which expresses suicidal thoughts to her mentor, Lee Strasberg, is shown. The letter is among a collection of historical documents to be sold at an online auction by Profiles in History on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Profiles in History)

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Marilyn Monroe's letter of despair to mentor Lee Strasberg, and Dwight D. Eisenhower's heartfelt missives to his wife during World War II are among hundreds of historical documents being offered in an online auction by Profiles in History on May 8, 2013.

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