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Remembering Unforgettable Barbara Bush: Things To Know About The Life Of US Favorite First Lady

Date April 23, 2018

The lifeline of unforgettable Barbara Bush, the favorite first lady of the United States, deserves to take a significant place in the nation’s history. Mrs. Bush left a huge inheritance to the next generations, but her husband and children would always remember Barbara as a loving wife and wonderful mother.

In memory of the late first lady, we want to recall some of her greatest achievements to the country and family.

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Her marriage

George H.W. and Barbara Bush are the longest-married presidential couple in the United States history. They lived in a happy marriage for 73 years. The couple has 6 children and 17 grandkids.

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The lovebirds met during World War II. As George served as a naval pilot, they maintained their relationship at a distance for two years. When Mr. Bush returned home in 1945, the couple got married immediately.

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In a touching tribute in memory of his late wife, George wrote:

I always knew Barbara was the most beloved woman in the world, and in fact, I used to tease her that I had a complex about that fact.

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Her big family

Barbara Bush always dreamed to have a big family. We can say for sure her dream came true – Barbara gave birth to six kids.

Mrs. Bush is the second woman in U.S. history to be both a wife and mother of a U.S. president. Her husband was the 41st president of America, while her son, George W. Bush, was the 43rd president.

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Her title as ‘everybody’s grandmother’

When Barbara and George’s 3-year-old daughter died of leukemia after a long and complicated treatment, Barbara’s brown hair began to gray after the grief she suffered. But the first lady decided to keep her hair like this in memory of her late daughter.

When her hair turned all white, people proclaimed Barbara ‘everybody’s grandmother’. Mrs. Bush explained this title meant a lot to her.

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Her legacy

It’s always sad to say goodbye to legends, and Barbara Bush was indeed a legend. That is why her demise has deeply touched millions of people around the globe.

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Barbara Bush was well-known for her enormous social and charity work. As the first lady, she launched the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, aiming to improve literacy among children and adults. Mrs. Bush wrote in her memoir:

Focusing on the family is the best place to start to make this country more literate, and I still feel that being more literate will help us solve so many of the other problems facing our society.

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Barbara Bush was a legendary figure in the history of the United States. She was loved and admired by millions, and her great contribution to the nation's development is truly priceless. Barbara will always live in the hearts and thoughts of her loving family.

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