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Thu, 2018-Apr-19 01:42 UTC
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Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 1,110,893 views on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 our article of the day is Barbara Bush.
Barbara Bush (née Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was the wife of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, and served as First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She had previously served as Second Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Among her six children are George W. Bush, the 43rd President, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd Governor of Florida.
Barbara Pierce was born in New York City. She met George Herbert Walker Bush at age 16, and the two married in Rye, New York, in 1945, while he was on leave during his deployment as a Naval officer in World War II. They moved to Midland, Texas, where he entered political life, in 1950.
As First Lady of the United States, Bush worked to advance the cause of universal literacy, founding the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:42 UTC on Thursday, 19 April 2018.
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