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George H.W. Bush Hospitalized In Texas — Report

Thu, November 29, 2012 12:52pm EDT by 3 Comments
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The former president has been at Houston’s Methodist Hospital for seven days, battling ‘a lingering cough.’

Though former President of the United States George H.W. Bush has been in a Houston, Texas, hospital for a week, officials are just now releasing details of his condition. Though not considered life threatening, the 88 year old has bronchitis and a lingering cough.

“President Bush is in the hospital,” the former president’s chief of staff, Jean Becker, tells the Houston Chronicle. “We have kept this quiet out of respect for him.”

She adds that Bush has been in and out of the hospital for several weeks, most recently checking in Nov. 23. George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush have both paid him visits.

Everyone at wishes the former president a speedy recovery.

Houston Chronicle

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