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FILE - In this June 12, 2012 file photo, former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, arrive for the premiere of HBO's new documentary about his life in Kennebunkport, Maine. On Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, a spokesman for the former president says the 88-year-old is alert and talking to medical staff after being admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital. Bush has been hospitalized since Nov. 23, when he was admitted for a lingering cough related to bronchitis and "remains in guarded condition." (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) Photo by
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