Bush Birthday Bash

By: News 10
By: News 10


Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday in Maine.
A family spokesman says a private dinner Thursday evening features a guest list of more than 200 friends and relatives.
Bush has spent every summer in Kennebunkport except during World War II, when he was a naval aviator.
As president, Bush was known for jogging, tennis and fast-paced golf at the "summer White House." He's now using a wheelchair because of a form of Parkinsonism that has robbed him of control of his legs. Ken Raynor, a golf pro and friend, said he's lost his mobility but "he hasn't lost his heart."
Five years ago, Bush celebrated his birthday by jumping from an airplane.
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas will mark the event today.
Visitors are invited to wear their "craziest pair of socks" for a birthday party for Mr. Bush and for his wife, Barbara.
The former president is known for his love of colorful and funky looking hosiery.


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