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George H.W. Bush Dies at Age 94


(KRNB) – George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States had died at the age of 94.

Bush was a WW II war hero who was in office during the collapse of the Soviet Union. He died late Friday night in his Houston home.  He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 70 years, Barbara Bush who died in April.

The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library issued this statement which read in part:

“Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of President Bush on his passing. President Bush spent most of his life serving the public and had a long career in both domestic politics and foreign affairs. He was also a devoted husband and dedicated father, grandfather and great-grandfather … Through his Presidential Library and Museum we will continue to honor his life and legacy with our utmost.”

George W. Bush also issued a statement on the passing of his father:

During the Obama era, former Barack Obama honored Bush with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Obama remembered Bush as “a patriot and humble servant.” Read full statement @BarackObama


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