Granddaughter says Barbara Bush in good spirits

Faith Castro
April 17, 2018

USA television channel CBS appear to have wrongly reported the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush, who is in fact still alive but gravely ill. Bush wrote to her in the fall of 2016 after her husband passed away from cancer.

Bush said he's been re-reading his mom's memoir to her and has new appreciation for the memories she shared. "Mrs. Bush was my first boss right out of college and I traveled and worked with them for four and a half years".

That's 73 years of memories and becoming a staple in the coastal community. "They are surrounded by family, but I think the fact that they're together in this and he still says, 'I love you Barbie, ' every night is pretty remarkable". Her other sons, former President George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, have been in and out visiting her the past week. W.'s first term in the White House as vice president.

On Sunday afternoon the American news outlet jumped the gun by publishing the obituary of the wife of 41st President of the United States George HW Bush.

Bush married her husband on January 6, 1945.

Since the news about her failing health was made public Sunday afternoon, many Houstonians have offered prayers and support.

Her heart for children, desire to improve the lives of others will live on long after she leaves this world.

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She continued: "Also, George Bush has given me the world". The two have been holding hands while he has been by her bedside.

The source said she is being cared for at her home in Houston and has decided she does not want to go back into the hospital. "She is 92, and I get the feeling she's exhausted of being exhausted, and she has a lot of faith", said Beach, who is the founder of the Puppy Jake Foundation.

They had six children but daughter Robin died of leukemia at the age of 4.

Barbara Bush is the only woman to have seen both her husband and son sworn in as US President.

"She's a fighter. She's an enforcer", the TODAY contributor said.

"If people are educated and can read, they will do better in life than if they don't".

The couple met at a Christmas dance in 1941, when Barbara Pierce was 16 and George Bush was 17. The pearls became synonymous with Bush, who later said she selected them to hide the wrinkles in her neck.

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