“As children, my sister and I were delighted to find boxes of love letters in both sets of my grandparents’ houses,” Bush Hager said, adding that her grandparents George H.W. and Barbara have been writing each other love letters for years.
During the interview, George H.W. choked up as he read a particular letter from 1994, which was after almost 50 years of marriage.
“Will you marry me? Whoops. I forgot you did that 49 years ago today,” George H.W. said. “I was very happy on that day in 1945, but I’m even happier today. You give me joy that few men know. I’ve climbed perhaps the highest mountain in the world, but even that cannot hold a candle to being Barbara’s husband,” Bush said, his voice cracking. “Mom used to tell me, ‘Now George, don’t walk ahead.’”
“You never listened to your mother,” Barbara said....
The Senior Years of marriage can be a point of joy for the family to enjoy. This was definately a moment to remember with the Bushes. Very well done. Very touching. Thank you.
The Democrats should not be preceived as hating anyone and should be having dialogues that endear 'sweet and decent' people to their consituencies as well.