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Former President Bush Moved Out of Intensive Care

Posted at: 12/29/2012 5:17 PM
Updated at: 12/29/2012 6:38 PM

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HOUSTON (AP) - A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush's condition continues to improve and that he was moved Saturday out of intensive care and into a regular hospital room.

Family spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement Saturday that the Bushes thank everyone for their prayers and good wishes. Bush was hospitalized Nov. 23 for treatment of a bronchitis-related cough.

He was moved to intensive care at Houston's Methodist Hospital on Dec. 23 after he developed a fever. Bush, the 41st president, is the country's oldest living former president by a few months.

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