Here is the life and legacy of former President George H.W. Bush in photos

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The 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush, died on November 30 at the age of 94.
His presidency was just one period of his career in the military and politics.
Barbara, his wife of 73 years, died just eight months before his death and accompanied him each step of the way.
Here’s the life and legacy of George H.W. Bush.

George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died at the age of 94.

Bush leaves behind a legacy not just as a president, but as a loving father and husband throughout a political career that spanned decades.

“George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for,” former President and son George W. Bush said in a statement.

Here’s the life and legacy of George H.W. Bush in photos:George H.W. Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts, in 1924. He was the second child out of five others.
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He grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, and graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.
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On June 12, 1942, Bush enlisted in the US Navy as a pilot in World War II.
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