Family of Barbara Bush says she is in "great spirits"

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A top NY doctor says former first lady Barbara Bush's decision to stop aggressive treatment for lung and heart disease at 92 is "a valiant one".

Her brown hair began to gray in the 1950s, while her 3-year-old daughter Pauline, known to her family as Robin, underwent treatment for leukemia and eventually died in October 1953. They visited the traditional sites - museums, ruins and cathedrals - but Barbara Bush also took the twins to a bar and bought them their first martini.

George and Barbara have six children together and the family moved to Midland, Texas where her husband entered politics.

She's been there for them.

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Barbara Pierce Bush was born June 8, 1925, in Rye, New York. The former First Lady to President George H.W. Bush is being commemorated for her time in the White House from 1989 to 1993, and for her decades of advocacy for reading.

While the Bush family has not mentioned a specific illness involving Mrs.

CNN's Sam Feist was forced to take to Twitter to confirm that the news story was a hoax and on the same day, granddaughter Jenna Bush-Hager provided an update on Barbara on Today. She's in great spirits, and she's a fighter. "Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care", spokesman Jim McGrath said in a news release. "We are grateful for her, she's the best grandma anybody could ever have", she said as she tried to contain her tears. Bush. The foundation shared the page on its Twitter account Tuesday morning.

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While a defiant head coach and his program continued to do the show , they did change the name to "Bama Cuts". The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the lawsuit.

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