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OffbeatSecret Service shares photo of the time George H.W. Bush shaved his head for agent’s son with leukemia

15:55  05 december  2018
15:55  05 december  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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The U. S . Secret Service shared a moving photo of George H . W . Bush on Twitter a day before the late president is honored with a state funeral. In the photo , the former president, whose head was shaved bald, could be seen sitting with a little boy, whose head was also shaved .

The Secret Service is sharing a touching memory of former President George H . W . Bush , the day before he is laid to rest. The post includes images of the president with a shaved head and the little boy on his lap, as well as an image of people who appear to be his detail, all sporting shaved heads .

Secret Service shares photo of the time George H.W. Bush shaved his head for agent’s son with leukemia© Twitter Secret Service shares photo of the time George H.W. Bush shaved his head for agent’s son with leukemia The U.S. Secret Service shared a moving photo of George H.W. Bush on Twitter a day before the late president is expected to be laid to rest.

In one of the photos the agency tweeted, the former president, whose head was shaved bald in the picture, could be seen sitting with a little boy, whose head was also shaved.

According to the agency's post, when Bush learned that the 2-year-old child of an agent was diagnosed with leukemia and that the rest of his security detail would be shaving their heads in support of the kid, Bush shaved his head too "in classic 41 manner."

The agency shared the story on Tuesday, writing in the tweet: "Everyone's #TuesdayThoughts are on President Bush."

It also referred to Bush as Timberwolf, which was his Secret Service code name.

The second photo featured in the post also shows Bush and the boy posing with his security detail, who were also sporting shaved heads.

Bush's family announced the death of the former president in a statement released by his son, former President George W. Bush, on Friday. The 41st president was 94 years old.

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Bush this week joined members of his Secret Service detail in shaving his head to show solidarity for Patrick, who is the son of one of the agents . George and Barbara Bush lost their second child, 4-year-old Robin Bush , to leukemia almost 60 years ago. The security detail has launched a website.

Former President George H . W . Bush shaved his head in 2013 along with his Secret Service detail in Ahead of Bush ’ s funeral service , the Secret Service shared photos of a grinning and Bush ’ s Twitter account shared an updated photo of the former president and the “courageous young man

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George H.W. Bush's Secret Service detail signs off with a heartfelt message.
The Secret Service had a touching message for the president, code-named "Timberwolf," after protecting him for nearly 40 years.

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