First Lady Laura Bush holds Nicola Pasqua Teutonico, 14 months old, from New York, on the South Lawn of the White House during the annual Easter Egg Roll on April 17, 2006, in Washington. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
U.S. First Lady Laura Bush fixes the shirt of President George W. Bush before Russian President Vladimir Putin's arrival at the home of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in Kennebunkport, Maine on July 1, 2007. (UPI Photo/Anatoli Zhdanov)
First Lady Laura Bush (C) and her daughters Jenna and Barbara (L to R) are greeted by Elmo at the 5th annual Sesame Street Workshop gala in New York on May 30, 2007. The event honored the First Lady for her work in promoting early literacy. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
US President George W. Bush and his daughters Jenna (L) and Barbara (C) react to people in the crowd as they leave the Black Tie & Boots Ball on the eve of Bush's Inauguration in Washington on January 19, 2005. (UPI Photo/Matt Campbell/Pool)
U.S. President George W. Bush kisses First Lady Laura Bush following his remarks to the Republican Governor's Association at the Nation Building Museum in Washington on February 25, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ken Cedeno)
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