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Family and friends to say final goodbye to President George HW Bush today

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After thousands of mourners paid their respects, a private service for the president will be held at St. Martin's Episcopal Church.
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George Herbert Walker Bush 1924-2018

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George H.W. Bush, the careful and pragmatic manager of the Cold War's final dramas, had nearly every tool a great president needs. He had fire and drive, which are indispensable to a great statesman. From his glamorous youth through his momentous single term as 41st President of the United States, Bush was consumed, in the words of one biographer, by “an almost insatiable ambition and competitiveness.” He had experience, gained over decades in private business and public service. He had good judgment, cultivating the quality that Aristotle called “practical wisdom,” but which Bush referred...
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Grandson George P. Bush among those to deliver eulogy at Bush 41's funeral today

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After the eulogies are delivered, Reba McEntire and the Oak Ridge Boys will perform at the service for the 41st president.
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Train 4141 Will Carry Bush to Final Resting Place

Train 4141 Will Carry Bush to Final Resting Place

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The locomotive was painted to resemble Air Force One, but George HW Bush joked that if it had been around during his presidency, he may have preferred to ride the rails rather than take to the skies. "I might have left Air Force One behind," Bush quipped during the 2005...
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News guide: George HW Bush's final farewell, burial in Texas

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HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush will be buried in Texas after a funeral service at the church he attended for many years and a special memorial train that will carry his casket.
The nation's 41st president died last week at age 94. His casket returned to Houston after a state funeral Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral. Bush has been lying in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, where a procession of mourners paid their respects overnight.
A look at Thursday's events:
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THE SERVICE
About 1,200 mourners are expected at St. Martin's for a service scheduled...
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State Funeral Pays Tribute To George H.W. Bush, Statesman, Ex-President

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Former President George H.W. Bush was honored in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with a funeral that was attended by every living president. It was a tribute fitting of the statesman he was.
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President George H.W. Bush to be laid to rest in Texas next to wife and daughter

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The president will be buried in Texas after a funeral service markedly different from the one the nation watched on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
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