From what we have been able to see, Barbara Bush has led long, accomplished and storied life.
Despite her ups and downs in life, the former First Lady was undoubtedly an astonishingly powerful woman, and one of the best, toughest of her time.
Today, those grieving over her passing arrived in Houston, Texas to pay their respects to Barbara, and were greeted by a familiar face.
According to the Daily Mail, former President George H.W. Bush was seen sitting next to his wife, Barbara Bush’s coffin on Friday in Houston, greeting grievers who came to pay their respect to his wife.Barbara and George were married for 73-years. She died on Tuesday at age of 92.
Thousands are expected to be present at Barbara’s general public viewing throughout the day Friday, which will last from noon to midnight.
Grievers who came to pay their respects to Barbara Bush were greeted by a familiar face, and this was an incredible sight: her husband, George H.W. Bush, sitting beside her grave, together until the end.
— Evan McMurry (@evanmcmurry) April 20, 2018
George and Barbara shared a storybook romance that many of us only dreamed we had.
Check out the love letter he wrote Barbara back during World War II:
Navy pilot George H.W. Bush writes to his fiancee Barbara Pierce, December 1943: pic.twitter.com/p3gltpaMAq
— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) April 18, 2018
The only love letter Barbara Bush kept from George HW during World War II (the others were lost). It is dated December 12, 1943. “How often I have thought about the immeasurable joy that will be ours someday. How lucky our children will be to have a mother like you—“ pic.twitter.com/9n9GDx7lAM
— Carlos Lozada (@CarlosLozadaWP) April 18, 2018
How heartwarming! President Bush must be going through difficult times, but we know that Barbara is in a better place, hopefully greeting the daughter they lost very young in heaven.