“I love you, too.”
Those were the last words of former President George H.W. Bush, which he said to his eldest son, former President George W. Bush, in a phone call on Friday night.
James Baker III, Bush’s former secretary of state and lifelong friend, told The New York Times on Saturday about the final hours of the 41st president, who passed away on Friday at age 94.
“It was as gentle a passing as I think you could ever expect anyone to have,” Baker said. “And he was ready.”
When Baker arrived at Bush’s home in Houston on Friday morning, “Mr. Bush suddenly grew alert, his eyes wide open,” the Times wrote.- READ MORE