by Al Bloomfield
Tuesday April 17, 2018
KENNIBUNKPORT, MAINE – Barbara Pierce Bush, a descendent of US President Franklin Pierce and a champion of national literacy, who helped her husband – George HW Bush, and her son – George W. Bush reach the American presidency, has died from heart and respiratory problems. She was 92. Barbara Bush was the second woman in American history to be the wife and mother of presidents. The only other person to hold this distinction was Abigail Adams. Mrs. Adams was the wife of America’s second president, John Adams, and the mother of the sixth president, John Quincy Adams. Barbara Bush was First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993.
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