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Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush accompanied by their family members watch as pallbearers carry the casket of former first lady Barbara Bush after a funeral service Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

George HW Bush honors Barbara Bush’s love of literacy with book socks at funeral



HOUSTON (WJLA) - Former President George H.W. Bush wore a pair of socks with books printed on them Saturday to the funeral for his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, family spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted.

McGrath wrote that the clothing was to honor Barbara Bush's legacy and dedication in raising more than $110 million to family literacy.

Barbara Bush was laid to rest at noon Saturday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas. The couple was married for 73 years.

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