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Former President George H.W. Bush shaves head for sick child

By Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 06:11 p.m. HST, Jul 24, 2013

HOUSTON >> Former President George H.W. Bush has shaved his head to show solidarity for the sick child of a Secret Service agent.

A statement issued by a Bush spokesman Wednesday says the 89-year-old former president acted earlier this week at his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine. That was after he saw members of his Secret Service detail with newly shaved heads to show support for the 2-year-old son of an agent. The child's undergoing treatment for leukemia and is losing his hair as a result.

The Bush spokesman identified the boy only as Patrick.

George and Barbara Bush lost their second child, 4-year-old Robin Bush, to leukemia almost 60 years ago.

The security detail has launched a website, www.patrickspals.org , to help with expenses associated with Patrick's treatment.

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adri1456 wrote:
The baby looks like the success baby (only with no hair).
on July 24,2013 | 06:20PM
Rickyboy wrote:
on July 24,2013 | 06:27PM
nippy68 wrote:
should've cut off his head.......
on July 24,2013 | 06:32PM
scooters wrote:
@nippy68=A-$-$ Wipe!
on July 24,2013 | 06:51PM
Skyler wrote:
Hows about yours instead, nippit?
on July 24,2013 | 07:48PM
residenttaxpayer wrote:
If you don't have anything nice to say...please be quiet.....
on July 24,2013 | 09:48PM
lynnh wrote:
Typical left ultra left wing, uneducated wacko. This man was a great president, war hero, and humanitarian. You clearly know nothing or care to know nothing about the real man. I served under him in Operation Desert Storm, and was proud to do it. I was even present when he had the guts to visit the troops in a combat zone. Something Obama would never have the courage or decency to do.
on July 24,2013 | 11:33PM
HealthyandHappy wrote:
But Obama is good with the teleprompter.
on July 25,2013 | 12:43AM
st1d wrote:
bush probably has done more good in a month of his adult life than you will ever do in your entire adult life.
on July 25,2013 | 10:52AM
scooters wrote:
Shows compassion. Good for him!
on July 24,2013 | 06:52PM
Skyler wrote:
That is so cool!
on July 24,2013 | 07:48PM
8082062424 wrote:
he got heart
on July 24,2013 | 08:16PM
residenttaxpayer wrote:
Kudos to you, President Bush....you are indeed a decent and kind man....
on July 24,2013 | 09:46PM
primowarrior wrote:
Very cool of the former Prez!
on July 25,2013 | 08:59AM
realist3463 wrote:
QualityAmerican from the Greatest Generation.
on July 25,2013 | 09:38AM
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