Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

19 April, 2018, 02:04 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
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With her former president husband still at her side, former first lady Barbara Bush has made a decision to decline further medical treatment for health problems and focus instead on "comfort care" at their home in Houston.

"My dear mother has passed on at age 92", he wrote on Instagram. "We all know that".

Ohio's governor has ordered flags at public buildings and grounds in OH flown at half-staff in honor of the late first lady Barbara Bush.

"The demand is so great, it's as if they just invented the pearl", he said.

"Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end", he said.

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"Mrs. Barbara Bush was one-of-a-kind".

Another worthy note about Barbara Bush has to do with her marriage to former President George Bush.

Bush was known as a matriarch to a political dynasty, and for her quick wit and strong personal views. Barbara's faith, her love for her family, and commitment to our nation inspired us all.

Funeral arrangements were due to be announced soon for Barbara Bush, who was also survived by five of her children and their spouses, 17 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and her brother, Scott Pierce. The first was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams.

After World War II, the Bushes moved to the Texas oil patch to seek their fortune and raise a family. Everyone relied on her-and she knew it. Her death prompted an outpouring of social media love from family members.

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The cause of death is unreleased, but the former first lady's health has been declining for some time. - Statement from President Donald J. Trump and first lady Melania Trump. In 2013, she attended the same-sex wedding in Kennebunkport, Maine, of her friends Bonnie Clement and Helen Thorgalsen. She showed us what an honest, vibrant, full life looks like. "And she said, 'Because I drank and I smoked when I was pregnant with him'".

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have given their "deepest sympathies" entitling Barbara as a "woman of unique strength and grace whose devotion to her family was an inspiration to every American".

"She was a great role model for me, for sure". Don't underestimate the power of her message or the example she set by doing something that was so controversial at the time. Bush also had plenty of advice to dispense that some could call words to live by, such as her thoughts on giving back and everyone's ability to do it.

"It isn't going to be easy", said the former president, asked how his son would push his agenda on education, energy, Social Security, and other matters since the Republican Party is now outnumbered in the Senate.

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