Former first lady Barbara Bush hospitalized

Updated: 12/31/2013 9:22 PM
Created: 12/31/2013 9:11 PM WHEC.com

Our affiliate KPRC in Houston is reporting that former first lady Barbara Bush is in the hospital.

According to KPRC she was taken to Methodist Hospital with the beginning signs of pneumonia and has been receiving treatment all day.

News10NBC is told her condition is stable.

The office of George H. W. Bush released this statement Tuesday evening:

"Former First Lady Barbara Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center yesterday for treatment on a respiratory related issue. She is in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care. Updates will be issued when warranted."


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