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Al Capone letter from prison shows soft side

File - This Jan. 19, 1931 file photo shows Chicago mobster Al Capone at a football game. An intimate letter he penned from prison suggests the ruthless racketeer had a soft side. The three-page letter, which is to be auctioned next week in Cambridge, Mass., is addressed to Capone's son, Albert "Sonny" Capone. (AP Photo)

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 24, 2016, on page 11.

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