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Ex-First Lady Barbara Bush 'Resting Comfortably' After Open Heart Surgery
ABC News ^ | March 4, 2009 | ABC News

Posted on 03/04/2009 5:52:24 PM PST by CedarDave

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: barbarabush; bush; bushfamily; getwell; hero; madarchbishops; mother; patriot; prayers; prayerwarriors; president
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1 posted on 03/04/2009 5:52:24 PM PST by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave

prayers up!!!!


2 posted on 03/04/2009 5:54:03 PM PST by wombtotomb (since it is above his paygrade, why can't we err on the side of caution about when life begins?)
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To: CedarDave

Mark Levin just read the headline on his show. Prayers for the former First Lady and the entire family.


3 posted on 03/04/2009 5:54:09 PM PST by CedarDave (Pray that during the next four years we don't lose the America we so love.)
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To: CedarDave

Whoaa..
Prayers up.


4 posted on 03/04/2009 5:54:14 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of the Masses Coulds be Farts)
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To: CedarDave

God heal this lovely lady!

Thank you!
AMEN


5 posted on 03/04/2009 5:54:44 PM PST by Danae (Amerikan Unity My Ass)
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To: CedarDave

Wow sending prayers.

She’s had quite a year with her health.

Get well soon Mrs Bush!


6 posted on 03/04/2009 5:54:46 PM PST by WestCoastGal (If he wants to come by the bus after the race and get his a$$ whooped, I'll do it. - Dale Jr)
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To: CedarDave

Get well soon, Bar...


7 posted on 03/04/2009 5:55:09 PM PST by OBXWanderer
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To: CedarDave

Been there. Done that.

You’ll feel better than you have in a long time, Mrs. Bush.

Enjoy it!


8 posted on 03/04/2009 5:55:38 PM PST by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: CedarDave

I like her not like that crazy a$$ bish we got now


9 posted on 03/04/2009 5:55:45 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: CedarDave

Prayers to our REAL FIRST LADY.


10 posted on 03/04/2009 5:55:45 PM PST by max americana
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To: WestCoastGal

My GOD touch Mrs Bush with HIS GRACE, as she has touched us with hers....
GOD’s speed to you, Mrs Bush!


11 posted on 03/04/2009 5:55:52 PM PST by MagUSNRET
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To: CedarDave

Prayers for Barbara Bush and the Bush family, she is a real lady!


12 posted on 03/04/2009 5:57:51 PM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: CedarDave

Oh, God bless Mrs. Bush.


13 posted on 03/04/2009 5:58:06 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: CedarDave

Prayers.


14 posted on 03/04/2009 5:58:51 PM PST by sionnsar (Iran Azadi | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | "Tax the rich" fails if the rich won't play)
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To: CedarDave
From Houston Chronicle:

Former first lady Barbara Bush is recovering at The Methodist Hospital after open heart surgery Wednesday to replace her aortic valve, a family spokesman said Wednesday night.

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/6294284.html

15 posted on 03/04/2009 5:58:56 PM PST by CedarDave (Pray that during the next four years we don't lose the America we so love.)
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To: CedarDave

God bless Mrs. Bush and all the famly. Prayers up for a speedy recovery. I’ve always loved that woman - she’s a real lady!


16 posted on 03/04/2009 6:01:22 PM PST by fishergirl (My warrior, my soldier, my hero - my son. God bless our troops!)
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To: CedarDave

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/6294284.html

Former first lady Barbara Bush is recovering at The Methodist Hospital after open heart surgery Wednesday to replace her aortic valve, a family spokesman said Wednesday night. Details to follow

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Barbara Bush underwent surgery in November to repair a perforated ulcer.


17 posted on 03/04/2009 6:02:27 PM PST by deport
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To: CedarDave

Prayers and thanks Mrs. Bush and may GOD bless.


18 posted on 03/04/2009 6:03:07 PM PST by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: MagUSNRET

May I echo your beautiful sentiment.


19 posted on 03/04/2009 6:03:33 PM PST by Carley (President Obama ~ Leaving No Tax Cheat Behind)
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To: CedarDave

Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery for Barbara Bush.

Our prayers will be with you and the family Mrs. Bush.


20 posted on 03/04/2009 6:04:44 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Resolved: Gregg, McCain, Snowe, Spectre: 2010, Collins, Graham: 2014)
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To: CedarDave

prayers offered.


21 posted on 03/04/2009 6:05:06 PM PST by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. - One of General Abram's men)
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To: CedarDave

Dear God, please help to heal this wonderful woman. She is needed and loved by her family and the country.


22 posted on 03/04/2009 6:05:49 PM PST by McGavin999
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To: CedarDave

Prayers up for Mrs.Bush!


23 posted on 03/04/2009 6:06:33 PM PST by tapatio
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To: Joe Boucher

Amen to that.


24 posted on 03/04/2009 6:07:16 PM PST by Knitting A Conundrum (Beware, world! I haz camera!)
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To: CedarDave

Eyewitness News has learned that former First Lady Barbara Bush had heart surgery today at Methodist Hospital.

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According to Barbara Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath the surgery was scheduled as a precautionary step after doctors found hardening on one part of Mrs. Bush's aorta last week. Doctors had been tracking this hardening and determined they didn't want to wait, but it's not considered a drastic condition.

Former President George Bush's chief of staff Jean Becker described the surgery as "very routine."

Barbara Bush Undergoes
Heart Surgery

Last Edited: Wednesday, 04 Mar 2009, 7:54 PM CST
Created On: Wednesday, 04 Mar 2009, 7:42 PM CST

HOUSTON - Former First Lady Barbara Bush is recovering at Methodist Hospital after undergoing a successful heart surgery Wednesday afternoon.

Doctors called it a valve replacement surgery. It was a two-and-half-hour procedure that took place at Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

Mehtodist tells FOX 26 that Dr. Jerald Lawrie performed the surgery. He is with the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center.

Her husband, George H.W. Bush, is currently with her at the hospital. He says the surgery went well.

In November, Barbara Bush underwent laparoscopic surgery also at Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Doctors Surgeons performed the operation to repair a perforated ulcer.

Get well soon, Mrs. Bush!
25 posted on 03/04/2009 6:07:50 PM PST by Syncro
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To: CedarDave

God Bless you and heal you with his mighty power, First First Lady Bush!


26 posted on 03/04/2009 6:08:33 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: CedarDave

Get well soon Bar! . . . May God continue to bless you and your entire family!


27 posted on 03/04/2009 6:08:52 PM PST by DrDeb
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To: CedarDave

Prayers for Mrs. Bush. Get well soon!!


28 posted on 03/04/2009 6:10:28 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: CedarDave


Prayers for Barbara and George and the entire Bush family. She is one strong Lady and we wish her a swift recovery.
29 posted on 03/04/2009 6:12:48 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Liberty Valance
I miss her and Laura. What class. Her husband and Reagan made me into the conservative i am today. Great being a kid in the 80’s.
30 posted on 03/04/2009 6:15:15 PM PST by ChicagoConservative27 (When will the Obozo the clown show be cancelled?)
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To: Syncro

Prayers up for Barbara Bush. May she recover completely, to enjoy many more years with her beautiful family.


31 posted on 03/04/2009 6:15:22 PM PST by Palladin (Mr. Geithner, we don't need advice from a tax cheat.)
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To: CedarDave

God Bless this wonderful woman, a TRUE class act. I will be praying for her speedy recovery


32 posted on 03/04/2009 6:15:42 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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Prayers up!

Hail Mary, full of grace. Our Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

God Bless you First Lady.

33 posted on 03/04/2009 6:16:11 PM PST by jaz.357 (Ars longa, Vita brevis)
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To: CedarDave
What a classy dame

Give 'em hell, Bar

34 posted on 03/04/2009 6:17:48 PM PST by llevrok (Feral Conservative)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Amen to that!


35 posted on 03/04/2009 6:18:25 PM PST by CheneyChick
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To: ChicagoConservative27

36 posted on 03/04/2009 6:20:34 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Liberty Valance

Love it. Bless them both.


37 posted on 03/04/2009 6:22:46 PM PST by ChicagoConservative27 (When will the Obozo the clown show be cancelled?)
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To: CedarDave
Updated and excerpted info from ABC News:

Ex-First Lady Barbara Bush Has Heart Surgery
Bush Aide Says the Former First Lady Was 'Alert and Funny' After Surgery

BY ELOISE HARPER and GINA SUNSERI
March 5, 2009

Former First Lady Barbara Bush had open-heart surgery Wednesday and is resting comfortably with former President Geoege H.W. Bush at her side, Bush spokesman Jim McGrath told ABC News.

The surgery was taken as a precautionary step after doctors found hardening on one part of her aorta last week, McGrath said.

Doctors had been tracking the hardening and determined they didn't want to wait.

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/HeartHealth/story?id=7010535&page=1

More at the link.

38 posted on 03/04/2009 6:23:29 PM PST by CedarDave (Pray that during the next four years we don't lose the America we so love.)
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To: CheneyChick

You also a child of the 80’s?


39 posted on 03/04/2009 6:23:35 PM PST by ChicagoConservative27 (When will the Obozo the clown show be cancelled?)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

Three years ago I drug my family around the U.S. for a vacation that took us to Priest Lake for a week,
I’d trade all I have here in Florida in a heartbeat to live on that lake.
How’s things in Idaho tonight?


40 posted on 03/04/2009 6:25:36 PM PST by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Liberty Valance

Oh I just love that picture, such sincere and loving people. God Bless them as they get older.


41 posted on 03/04/2009 6:29:17 PM PST by mojo114
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To: ChicagoConservative27


First Lady Barbara Bush hosts Dr. Billington and John Cole at the White House, Jan. 30, 1989
42 posted on 03/04/2009 6:29:56 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Liberty Valance

Nice thanks!


43 posted on 03/04/2009 6:34:50 PM PST by ChicagoConservative27 (When will the Obozo the clown show be cancelled?)
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To: Liberty Valance

You a fan of 41?


44 posted on 03/04/2009 6:35:16 PM PST by ChicagoConservative27 (When will the Obozo the clown show be cancelled?)
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To: CedarDave

May Barbara Bush receive all of God’s healing blessings as she recovers. She was and is a First Lady of class and dignity, with the emphasis on LADY! Prayers up for her.


45 posted on 03/04/2009 6:35:50 PM PST by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: Liberty Valance

Aww.. Old Milly by her feet.


46 posted on 03/04/2009 6:40:27 PM PST by divine_moment_of_facts
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To: CedarDave

Prayers for First Lady Barbara Bush!


47 posted on 03/04/2009 6:40:55 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: CedarDave

PRAYERS FOR A QUICK RECOVERY.


48 posted on 03/04/2009 6:42:44 PM PST by alpha-8-25-02 ("SAVED BY GRACE AND GRACE ALONE")
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To: CedarDave

God bless, Mrs. Bush.


49 posted on 03/04/2009 6:49:50 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama dozed.....people froze.)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Why yes i am. ;o)


50 posted on 03/04/2009 7:08:49 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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