Breaking News: FMR First Lady Barbara Bush has passed away at age 92

Barbara Bush, the matriarch of an American political dynasty spanning decades who was the second American to be both the first lady and the mother of a president, died Tuesday. She was 92.

Her death was confirmed by Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the Bush family.

A family spokesman said Sunday that Bush wouldn’t seek any further medical treatment after a series of recent hospitalizations.

Bush was married for 73 years to the nation’s 41st president, George H.W. Bush, and was the mother of the 43rd president, George W. Bush; another son, Jeb, is a former governor of Florida. She was considered an asset on the campaign trail, known for her wit and her emphasis on family.

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19 Responses to Breaking News: FMR First Lady Barbara Bush has passed away at age 92

  1. rikyrah says:

    I feel for 41😢. He lost his partner in life. He is probably lost.
    Like Abigail Adams, she is the only other woman to be married to and the mother of a President of the United States.

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  2. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Wisdom of First Lady Barbara Bush:

    “Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.”

    “I’m a liberal when it comes to human rights, the poor; so’s George Bush. . . . But Liberal and Conservative don’t mean much to me anymore. Does that mean we care about people and are interested and want to help? And if that makes you a Liberal, so be it.”

    “If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.”

    “The darn trouble with cleaning the house is it gets dirty the next day anyway, so skip a week if you have to. The children are the most important thing.”

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  3. Ametia says:

    SAD, SAD, SAD

    What’s wrong with this picture?

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  11. WELL.

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  17. My thoughts and prayers are with the Bush family. May God’s Mercy and Grace comfort you during this time. RIP Barbara Bush!

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