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Rock Hudson's Boyfriend Lee Garlington: How We Kept Our Gay Life Secret

Actor Rock Hudson poses in Los Angeles, Ca., in Aug. 1982.  (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)
Actor Rock Hudson poses in Los Angeles, Ca., in Aug. 1982. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

At the height of his fame in the early '60s, few people were closer to Rock Hudson than Lee Garlington, who dated the actor from 1962 to 1965.

"He was a sweetheart," says Garlington, 77, a retired stockbroker. "I adored him."

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