Insider Shares Update on Barbara Bush's Emotional State After Announcement

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April 16, 2018Apr 16, 2018

On Sunday, a spokesman for the Bush family announced sad news. Former first lady Barbara Bush, who is 92 years old, will not be seeking medical treatment for her various health problems. Instead, she will only be receiving care to ease her discomfort.

The statement read: “Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care."

The spokesperson added, "It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself—thanks to her abiding faith—but for others.”

Now a source close to the Bush family revealed how the matriarch of the family is doing with the decision to forego medical treatment. The source had good news for fans of the family.

Barbara Bush "remains feisty and in great spirits," a source close with the Bush family told CNN on Monday.

According to CNN, Bush is being cared for in her Houston home. She's there with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush.

The news source also noted that three of children are actively caring for her—along with her husband. Her daughter Doro and sons Marvin and Neil are all present. Her other sons, former President George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, have been in and out visiting her the past week.

People have taken to Twitter to remember Bush's legacy. 

https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/985908580430819329

https://twitter.com/megynkelly/status/985694082537271296

https://twitter.com/ChelseaClinton/status/985612486673096707

https://twitter.com/nikkihaley/status/985584806108057602

https://twitter.com/SteveKornacki/status/985929536335474688

In other news, police are searching for a young woman who disappeared from a hotel. She is believed to be in danger. 

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