During her time as First Lady, Barbara Bush focused on literacy.
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Chelsea Clinton, whose father Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush in the 1992 presidential election, tweeted that she was "k$3 eeping Barbara Bush and her family in my heart and prayers".
In Jan. 2017, both Barbara Bush and the former president were hospitalized for separate health issues and unable to attend President Trump's inauguration. She has been treated for decades for Graves' disease, which is a thyroid condition.
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Bush, who has been married to former President George H.W. Bush for 73 years, is being cared for at her Houston home and does not want to return to the hospital. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams. And of her president son, she once said, "I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time".
She was known for her trademark white hair, a trait that was born of tragedy when her brown hair began to gray in the 1950s, while her 3-year-old daughter Pauline, known to her family as Robin, underwent treatment for leukemia and eventually died in October 1953, according to the Associated Press. He also served as a congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president.
The couple met at a Christmas dance in 1941, when Barbara Pierce was 16 and George Bush was 17.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., tweeted that Bush "is a comfort to her friends & family teaching us all how to live full of faith, love & humor". They got engaged right before he left to fight in World War II as a Navy pilot.