"Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care", the statement put out by the family's spokesperson, Jim McGrath read. She is only the second first lady in American history whose her son also ascend to the nation's highest office, the other being Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams.
Barbara Bush's 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. "Focusing on the family is the best place to start to make this country more literate, and I still feel that being more literate will help us solve so numerous other problems facing our society", she wrote in her 1994 memoir.More news: Strong to severe storms expected this afternoon
Barbara Bush served as the country's first lady from 1989 to 1993.
Bush, 92, is battling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and congestive heart failure and has been hospitalized several times over the past year.More news: Gay Rights Lawyer Immolates Self in Ecology Protest
Bush is the wife of former President George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States who is now 93, and mother of 43rd President George W. Bush. She was also hospitalized after experiencing fatigue and coughing. "I'm not sure God will recognize me; I have so many new body parts!" She was the first First Lady to throw out a pitch to open the baseball season when she threw out the first pitch at a Texas Rangers game when they were partially owned by her son, George. "He is the best - thoughtful and loving". After he returned on leave, she dropped out of Smith College, and the two married in January 1945.
Granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager posted a photo to Instagram earlier this week showing the four generations of Bush women.More news: Man City confirmed as champions after Baggies shock United