Houston, Texas - The office of George H.W. Bush issued a statement this morning (Sunday, 15 April 18) regarding the matriarch of the political family. The 92-year-old former First Lady Barbara Bush has decided not to seek further medical treatments and has decided to focus on comfort.

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Getty Images- HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 29: Former first lady Barbara Bush looks on before game five of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Minute Maid Park on October 29, 2017

After a recent series of hospitalizations and consultations with doctors and family, Bush decided it's time to relax and focus on those she loved and admired, and is at this time surrounded and supported by family. No specific disease has been named.

The former Barbara Pierce has been married to her husband the 41st president of the United States for 73 years since 1945 when he returned a hero, from WWII.


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