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Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

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By: The Associated Press


HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a recurrence of a case of pneumonia he had earlier in the year.

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath says the 92-year-old former president and father of former president George W. Bush has been in Methodist Hospital in Houston since Friday for observation because of a persistent cough. He said doctors determined he had a mild case of pneumonia which he said in a statement Tuesday has been treated and resolved.

McGrath said the former president ``is in very good spirits and is being held for further observation while he regains his strength.''

In January, Bush was hospitalized for two weeks for treatment of pneumonia. 

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