Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies aged 92

Only the second woman ever to see both her husband and son sworn in as US president, the Bush family revealed she passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning after a long illness.

    Barbara Bush, the former US First Lady, has died at the age of 92.

    The wife of former President George HW Bush and mother of former President George W Bush had been hospitalised several times this year.

    She was often ranked in polls as the most popular First Lady in modern US history.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher looks back on her life.


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