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Former first lady Barbara Bush in 'failing health', says family spokesman

The 92-year-old wife of President George H. W. Bush is now being care for at her Houston Texas home. They couple are The 92-year-old wife of President George H. W. Bush is now being care for at her Houston Texas home. They couple are
Faye Gross | 16 April, 2018, 02:09

Bush told an interviewer, "I sat next to her once, thought she was handsome, and I think she's very happy in Alaska, and I hope she'll stay there".

She has been hospitalized multiple times this year in connection with a variety of health challenges, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, and congestive heart failure, CNN is reporting.

Bush's office released a statement, confirming after a "recent series of hospitalizations", she has decided against seeking additional medical help and will instead focus on "comfort care".

Both Barbara Bush and her husband, who live in Texas, have confronted numerous medical difficulties in recent years. Bush as she is surrounded by family.

CNN, quoting a source close to the family, reported that Bush is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which makes it hard to breathe, and congestive heart failure.

Her husband, George H.W. Bush, was the country's 41st president.

Her other sons, former President George W. Bush and former Gov. Jeb Bush, have been in and out visiting her the past week.

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He missed President Trump's January 2017 inauguration after a bout with pneumonia left him in Houston Methodist Hospital.

They married in 1945 and had six children, including future President George W. Bush, who is now a Dallas resident.

Former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, now ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, tweeted that Bush is "one of America's most loved women", and that "I join thousands in hoping she is comfortable and knows how loved she is throughout the world!"

"I have had great medical care and more operations than you would believe".

As first lady, from 1989 to 1993, she embraced the cause of universal literacy, and founded a foundation for family literacy.

Bush became one of two women in US history whose husband and son became Presidents after George W. Bush's 2000 victory. "I'm not sure God will recognize me; I have so many new body parts!" She married at age 19 while George Bush was a young naval aviator. "He is the best-thoughtful and loving".

"Barbara Bush was born Barbara Pierce on June 8, 1925, in New York City".

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