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Happy 90th Birthday, former First Lady Barbara Bush … June 8, 2015

George W. Bush and Barbara

Mrs. Bush with her son, former President George W. Bush.

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Won’t you join me in wishing Mrs. Barbara Bush a happy 90th birthday?

My birthday message to Mrs. Bush:

Happy 90th birthday, Mrs. Bush — our favorite sassy First Lady! Thank you for all you do for literacy and America.

The response:

Dear Lynn,

Thank you for sharing your birthday message on the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Wishing Wall to honor Mrs. Bush and help celebrate her 90th birthday. We know it will be very meaningful to her to hear from those who share in her love of reading.

Please share this unique opportunity to wish Mrs. Bush a happy 90th birthday by inviting your family and friends to visit the Wishing Wall.

There is much to celebrate and thank you again for being part of this significant milestone in the life of our founder, Barbara Bush.

If you would like to make a donation to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy in honor of Mrs. Bush’s 90th birthday, please visit our donation page.


Liza McFadden
President and CEO, Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

Join the Today Show this morning when Jenna Bush Hager interviews her Gammy. Be sure to visit the Barbara Bush Foundation Facebook page where the former First Lady has been receiving birthday greetings from a variety of folks, famous and otherwise — and you can add yours, too.

Barbara Bush … one of America great ladies. Happy Birthday … may she have many, many more.

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Mother’s Day: George W. Bush and mom Barbara and Family Literacy

George W. Bush and Barbara

By Lynn R. Mitchell

I love this photo of President George W. Bush with his mom, former First Lady Barbara Bush. No one can instill a love for reading like moms. I read to my children throughout their growing-up years, and my mom read to my sisters and me when we were young. Faraway places and historical events came to life on the pages of a book.

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