George H.W. Bush continues to recover in hospital

bushHOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush has continued to improve in the intensive care unit and is now breathing well “without any mechanical assistance,” a family spokesman said Saturday.

The 92-year-old former president will remain at Houston Methodist Hospital a few more days for observation, according to spokesman Jim McGrath.

Meanwhile, former first lady Barbara Bush, 91, who was also recently admitted to the hospital, could be discharged as early as Sunday.

A press release Saturday stated that the former president’s “spirits are high, and he is looking forward to getting back to a regular schedule.”



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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.