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BREAKING: Former First Lady Barbara Bush has passed away at 92, according to a Bush family spokesperson.
BREAKING: Barbara Bush, the matriarch of an American political dynasty spanning decades who was the second American to be both the first lady and the mother of a president, died. She was 92.
Former President Clinton and Secretary Clinton on passing of Barbara Bush: "Barbara Bush was a remarkable woman. She had grit and grace, brains and beauty. She was fierce and feisty in support of her family and friends, her country and her causes."
President Trump issues statement on passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush: "As a wife, mother, grandmother, military spouse, and former First Lady, Mrs. Bush was an advocate of the American family"
Former President George W. Bush:

"Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end. I’m a lucky man that Barbara Bush was my mother. Our family will miss her dearly, and we thank you all for your prayers and good wishes."
First Lady Melania Trump says "we will always remember her for her most important roles of wife, mother, and First Lady of the United States" in statement on Barbara Bush's passing
President Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama say Barbara Bush lived life "as an example of the humility and decency that reflects the very best of the American spirit."
Former President George H.W. Bush "is broken-hearted to lose his beloved Barbara, his wife of 73 years. He held her hand all day today and was at her side when [she] left this good earth," spokesperson says
The funeral for Barbara Bush will be held on Saturday at 11am at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston. She will be at the George Bush Presidential Library.
"She was the picture of resilience, enduring the life-altering loss of her child, while never losing her abiding faith or belief in the fundamental importance of serving others" former VP Joe Biden said in a statement on the passing of Barbara Bush
JUST IN: President Trump orders American flags in the US and around the world lowered to half-staff "as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush."
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