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A never-before-seen heartfelt letter penned by notorious gangster Al Capone from his Alcatraz prison cell has emerged to reveal a rarely seen tender side to the crime boss. <br />
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Addressed to his son Albert 'Sonny' Capone, the three-page note sent in 1938 describes his day-to-day life at the infamously brutal island-based jail in San Francisco.<br />
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And this historic letter, valued at $50,000 (£38,000) and which has emerged after the death of a collector whose estate is being sold by US-based RR Auction, gives fresh insight into his character seven years into his sentence.