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USGeorge H.W. Bush Is Laid to Rest Next to Wife Barbara and Daughter Robin

02:15  07 december  2018
02:15  07 december  2018 Source:   people.com

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Barbara Bush (née Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was the First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H . W . Bush

Former First Lady Barbara Bush was laid to rest by her large and loving family on Saturday on the Her grandchildren, including George W .’s Bush ’s twin daughters Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Mrs. Bush was laid to rest near her beloved late daughter , Pauline Robinson “ Robin ” Bush , who

After four days of memorials and ceremonies in his honor, George H.W. Bush has been laid to rest at his Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas, on Thursday.

Following his second funeral service on Thursday morning, the former president was buried at the family gravesite beside his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, who died in April at the age of 92, and their daughter Robin, who died of leukemia in 1953 when she was only three.

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Barbara Bush Will Be Buried Near Beloved Daughter Robin , Who Died at 3 of Leukemia. After a service at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, the former first lady will be laid to rest by loved ones on the grounds of the George H . W . Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University in College Station

Robin - Deceased Daughter of George and Barbara Bush . During coverage of Barbara Bush ’s funeral today, it was said by multiple TV news stations said she was being laid to rest next to her daughter Robin at the plot behind the Presidential Library at Texas A&M University.

Located on the campus of Texas A&M University, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum houses Bush’s presidential archives and is also home to exhibitions dedicated to him and the former first lady.

Bush’s granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager takes comfort in the fact that the three of them have finally been reunited. “I had the opportunity to talk with my grandpa about the afterlife,” the Today show star, 37, captioned a touching tribute on Instagram. “This is what he said: He answered without any hesitation. ‘Yes, I think about it. I used to be afraid. I used to be afraid of dying. I used to worry about death. But now in some ways I look forward to it.’ And I started crying. I managed to choke out, ‘Well, why? What do you look forward to?’ “

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Barbara Pierce Bush (born November 25, 1981) is one of the fraternal twin daughters (the other is Jenna Bush Hager) of the 43rd U.S. President George W . Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush .

The 41st president will be laid to rest near his wife Barbara and daughter Robin .

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In response, he said: “‘Well, when I die, I’m going to be reunited with these people that I’ve lost.’ And I asked who he hoped to see. He replied ‘I hope I see Robin, and I hope I see my mom.'”

Her grandfather went on to share that he didn’t know whether his daughter would still look like “the 3-year-old that she was, this chubby, vivacious child,” when they saw each other again, or whether she would be all grown up.

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George W. Bushexpressed the same gratitude for their reunion during the emotional eulogy he delivered at his father’s state funeral on Wednesday. “Every day of his 73 years of marriage, dad taught us all what it means to be a great husband … He was dedicated to her totally,” the 43rd president reflected on his parents’ relationship.

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Mrs. Bush , the wife of the 41st president and the mother of the 43rd, died on Tuesday in the “ Barbara was washing off her own shoes, and a fellow came up to her and said, ‘Hey, you look a lot like She was laid to rest beside her daughter Robin , who died of leukemia at the age of 3 in 1953.

Following the death of wife Barbara on April 17, Bush 41 remained devoted to his bride, sitting beside her casket for hours in his wheelchair as mourners paid their respects while she laid in repose one day before her invitation-only funeral.

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But the weight of her passing clearly took a toll on Bush, who was hospitalized less than 24 hours after burying his wife after contracting an infection that spread to his blood. He later recovered and traveled to the family’s beloved summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, in mid-May, but a week later was readmitted to the hospital for low blood pressure and fatigue.

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There, she will be laid to rest near the grave of a daughter , Robin . Her husband, the nation’s 41st president, is now 93 years old and struggling with a Vice President George H . W . Bush and Barbara Bush wave before boarding a plane during a visit to Phoenix in Sept. 1985. The Arizona Republic.

The George H . W . Bush Presidential Library has full-length portraits of both the President and his First Lady, Barbara Bush , hanging next to the Presidential seal. President Bush will be laid to rest with his wife Barbara and their daughter Robin .

In the days since the former president’s death last Friday at the age of 94, Washington and the rest of the country have come together to mourn his loss.

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His remains laid in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, followed by a state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday. President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, as well as all living former presidents and their spouses — Barack and Michelle Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter — attended to pay their respects in person.

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Shortly after the service, George W. and wife Laura Bush as well as their extended family traveled back to Houston with Bush’s casket on Special Mission 41. Following the second funeral service, the casket was transported by train to Bush’s final resting place at College Station, where he rejoined his wife and daughter at last.

“We’re going to miss you,” George W. added during his eulogy. “So through our tears, let us know the blessings of knowing and loving you, a great and noble man … The best man a son or daughter could have … And in our grief, let us know that dad is hugging Robin and holding mom’s hand again.”

Americans Remember George H.W. Bush with Touching #SocksForBush Social Media Campaign.
Americans Remember George H.W. Bush with #SocksForBush

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