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Former first lady Barbara Bush hospitalized

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Barbara Bush is receiving care at a hospital in Texas for a respiratory issue. She is 88 years old. Barbara Bush is receiving care at a hospital in Texas for a respiratory issue. She is 88 years old.

(RNN) - Former first lady Barbara Bush is in a hospital in Texas for treatment on a "respiratory related issue."

A statement released by Jim McGrath, spokesperson for former President George H.W. Bush, said Bush is "in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care."

Bush is receiving care at Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center.

Bush is 88 years old and served as first lady from 1989-1993.

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