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George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the US died at 94.
In a statement from former President George W. Bush reads: “Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died. George H. W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens.”
Bush was a naval pilot of World War II who survived being shot down over the Pacific, then led the CIA and spent eight years as vice-president. After that he took over the Oval Office as president. He was the father of the 43rd president, George W. Bush.
His wife Barbara Bush died on April 17 this year. Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies at 92
Bush’s office shared a letter from the president in which he said, “My heart is full on the first day of my 95th year.”
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“As many of you know, for years I have said the three most important things in life are faith, family and friends. My faith has never been stronger,” the former president wrote.
Several of his children were in town, including former President George W. Bush, who posted a smiling photo of the two of them on Instagram.