This Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky one for me because I was able to go home with George, feeling healthy and strongBarbara Bush out of hospital after surgery Mar 13, 2009
The White House doctor did talk to Barbara Bush's doctor, and she's doing very well, and we're really, really thankfulFormer first lady suffers perforated ulcer Nov 26, 2008
He is living proof that with hard work, determination and optimism, the American Dream is still available to allBush endorses Houston mayoral candidate Nov 28, 2001
It's been exciting being back in Dallas the week before the Super BowlBushes will attend Super Bowl, Clinton not Jan 31, 2011
I sat next to her once, thought she was beautiful. And I think she's very happy in Alaska -- and I hope she'll stay thereBarbara Bush to Palin: Stay in Alaska Nov 21, 2010
Barbara Pierce Bush (born June 8, 1925) is the wife of the 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush, and served as First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She is the mother of the 43rd President George W. Bush and of the 43rd Governor of Florida Jeb Bush. Previously she had served as Second Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
Barbara Pierce was born in Flushing, New York attended Rye Country Day School from 1931 to 1937, and is an alumna of Ashley Hall School in Charleston, SC. She met George Herbert Walker Bush at age 16, and the two married in 1945, while he was on leave during his deployment as a Naval officer in World War II. They would have six children together. The Bush family soon moved to Midland, Texas; as George Bush entered political life, Barbara raised their children.
As wife of the Vice President and then President, Barbara Bush has supported and worked to advance the cause of universal literacy. She founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy while First Lady. Since leaving the White House, she has continued to advance this cause.