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Barbara Bush failing health and refusing medical treatment

Barbara Bush failing health and refusing medical treatment

From CNN Special Correspondent Jamie GangelNinety two year old former First Lady Barbara Bush is in failing health according to a source close to the Bush family. A statement released stated that Mrs.

Barbara Bush, the wife of former USA president George HW Bush, is in "failing health" and has chose to no longer seek medical treatment, the office of the ex-president has said in a statement from Houston.

Although it's not yet known was Barbara's health condition is, people are already sending her their well-wishes on social media.

Mrs Bush is the mother of former President George W Bush, 71, the 43rd United States president.

The spokesman said Bush is "surrounded by a family she adores" and appreciates the messages and prayers she's received. She was the first First Lady to throw out a pitch to open the baseball season when she threw out the first pitch at a Texas Rangers game when they were partially owned by her son, George.

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Both husband and wife have dealt with deteriorating health in recent years. Bush's hospitalization in January 2017.

She continued: "Also, George Bush has given me the world". Months earlier, he was a Houston's Methodist Hospital for 16 days, also for pneumonia.

The former first lady has reportedly been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. Her father was the publisher of McCall's and Redbook magazines.

File image of George and Barbara Bush. Bush read a children's book and introduced the patients to her dog during the visit.


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