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Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports

HOUSTON, Tex. –Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health and will not seek further medical care, according to a family spokesman.

Bush, the wife of one U.S. president and the mother of another U.S. president, has struggled with health issues due to COPD for several months. She is surrounded by family at her home in Houston, Texas.

“Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care. It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself — thanks to her abiding faith — but for others. She is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is receiving.”

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