June 22, 2018

Failing health for former First Lady Barbara Bush

16 April 2018, 09:27 | Simon Arnold

Getty Barbara Bush

Getty								Barbara Bush

Family spokesman Jim Mcgrath did not go into details about the nature of the former first lady's ill health, but instead thanked everyone for the outpouring of well wishes, and assured the public that Mrs Bush was in good spirits.

Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on March 30 when she was suffering from shortness of breath, the source told CNN, adding that she was released about a week ago. He is 93 years old and also has been in failing health in recent years. This declining health appears to be the cause for the choice made to focus on comfort, rather than continue her treatment.

Regardless of one's political leanings, it can not be argued the good she has done and that many people will be thinking of her and her family during this hard time.

In the statement, it was not written how critical her condition is at present. "She is gracious, and interested in everyone", he said Sunday. "He is the best - thoughtful and loving".

Bush is your mum of previous President George W. Bush, 71, " the 43 USA president. They Wednesday in 1945 when she was 19 and would have six children, one of whom died at the age of 3. "Our family wishes Barbara and the rest of the Bush family the best during this hard time".

She continued: "Also, George Bush has given me the world".

Fans took to social media to share their well wishes to Barbara, and people from all types of political backgrounds praised her for the work that she did in her lifetime.

Mrs. Bush is known for her white hair and her triple-strand fake pearl necklace.

Her faux pearls sparked a national fashion trend when she wore them to her husband's inauguration in 1989. She's 92 years of age. When Houston hosted the Super Bowl in 2017, the Bushes were chosen for the coin toss.

The foundation has awarded more than $40 million to 1,500 literacy programs nationwide. Proceeds from the books benefited grownup and household literacy packages.

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