Presidential daughter/granddaughter Barbara Pierce Bush will be delivering the May commencement address at northeastern Indiana’s Trine University. The granddaughter of George Herbert Walker Bush and the daughter of George W. Bush will speak at the May 4 commencement at Trine’s campus in Angola, Indiana. School President Earl D. Brooks II says Bush’s “experiences and insights, as both the daughter and granddaughter of United States presidents and from her humanitarian work after college, will be an inspiration” to the graduating class. The Herald-Republican reports that Bush graduated from Yale University with a degree in humanities in 2004. She’s now a humanitarian and the board chair of Global Health Corps, which she co-founded in 2009 to engage young people in solving the world’s biggest health challenges. ___ Information from: Herald Republican, https://www.heraldrepublicanonline.com/ Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights … [Read more...] about Barbara Pierce Bush to deliver Trine commencement address
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"I see history as a book with many pages, and each day we fill a page with acts of hopefulness and meaning," said President George Herbert Walker Bush in his Inaugural Address, January 20, 1989. The pages of President Bush's life are a testament to his belief in the purpose and potential of the country he loved. At 94, he lived longer than any President in American history, spending most of his life in public service. "He understood the importance of trying to put something back into the system at whatever sacrifice that required," said James Baker, one of Bush's closest friends who also served as his Secretary of State. Baker was there during the tensest moments of the Bush administration, including Operation Desert Storm, the 1991 U.S.-led mission that ousted Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces after their invasion of Kuwait. "The terrible crimes and tortures committed by Saddam's henchmen against the innocent people of Kuwait are an affront to mankind and a challenge to the freedom of … [Read more...] about Remembering 41: The life and career of George H.W. Bush
FORMER First Lady Barbara Bush passed away at her home in Texas days after reportedly refusing medical treatment. Wife to George Bush snr, Barbara was one of two first ladies in history who was also the mother of a US President. How did Barbara Bush die? Barbara Bush died on April 17, 2018, at the age of 92. For decades, Barbara had received treatment for Graves' disease - an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid - but, despite failing health, she refused to seek additional medical treatment. She had heart surgery in 2009 and was hospitalised a year before that for surgery on a perforated ulcer. A White House spokesman revealed her husband held her hand "all day" before she died. The statement read: "He is of course broken-hearted to lose his beloved Barbara, his wife of 73 years. "He held her hand all day today and was at her side when left this good Earth. It added: "He is being stoic and strong." An earlier statement from her husband's office read: "A former First Lady of the … [Read more...] about How old was Barbara Bush, how did she die, how young was she when she married George HW and who are her children?
By Craig Hlavaty Published 9:38 am CDT, Thursday, October 4, 2018 PHOTOS: Houston's oldest restaurants When former President George H.W. Bush comes back to Houston after a summer break in Maine this will likely be one of the first things he sees. The 94-year-old has expressed a hankering for Tex-Mex upon his return. >>>See which restaurants have been feeding Houstonians for decades... less PHOTOS: Houston's oldest restaurants When former President George H.W. Bush comes back to Houston after a summer break in Maine this will likely be one of the first things he sees. The 94-year-old has ... more Photo: Julie Soefer 1911: Gaido's The family-owned seafood restaurant still draws diners to Galveston. 3828 Seawall, Galveston; 409-761-5500 1911: Gaido's The family-owned seafood restaurant still draws diners to Galveston. 3828 Seawall, Galveston; … [Read more...] about Bush 41 hankering for some Houston Tex Mex
Updated 9:02 am PDT, Monday, October 1, 2018 In this Wednesday Sept. 26, 2018 photo, sisters Jenna Bush Hager, left, and Barbara Pierce Bush talk about their famous parents and grandparents at the Abilene Convention Center, in Abilene, Texas. The women are the daughters of former President George W. Bush, and the granddaughters of former President George H.W. Bush. They spoke during the Sisters First Dinner, an event for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health. (Ronald W. Erdrich/The Abilene Reporter-News via AP) less In this Wednesday Sept. 26, 2018 photo, sisters Jenna Bush Hager, left, and Barbara Pierce Bush talk about their famous parents and grandparents at the Abilene Convention Center, in Abilene, Texas. The women ... more Photo: Ronald W. Erdrich, AP Photo: Ronald W. … [Read more...] about Bush twins share thoughts on late grandmother Barbara Bush