Barbara Bush

April 30th, 2018   admin   Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Barbara BushFirst Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st President of the United States. As a first lady, she accomplished great things and gave great attention to literacy. She founded the Barbara Bush Foundation, which worked towards improving literacy in the United States. Not only did Barbara show passion towards improving literacy but she was very committed towards bettering the country.

Sadly, Barbara Bush had suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. For about two years, she’s managed life with COPD, a lung disease marked by chronic bronchitis and emphysema. She had been hospitalized several times and had opted to stop seeking medical treatment.  On April 2018, she passed due to her failing health. Her funeral was held in Houston on April 21, 2018. She will be greatly missed and her hard work will not be forgotten.

 

By Monica Legerme

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