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Bush's legacy will be love, literacy, levity, Hauenstein Center director says

A portrait of former first lady Barbara Bush The first time Gleaves Whitney met former first lady Barbara Bush, who died April 17 at the age of 92, he was a middle-school-aged kid who lived in the Houston neighborhood one over from where the Bush family lived. Whitney, who is the director of the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University, said he remembers being struck by her focus on whomever she was speaking with.

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