This love letter George H.W. Bush sent to Barbara is making people swoonBreaking News
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Historians and journalists on Tuesday tweeted out the hand-written love letter that future President George H.W. Bush sent to his then-fiancée, Barbara Pierce, on Dec. 12, 1943.
Michael Beschloss, a presidential historian, tweeted that Bush was a US Navy pilot at the time during World War II. The letter, written in blue ink on Navy stationery, begins: “My darling Bar.”
The future president begins by telling her how happy he was to read their engagement announcement in the newspaper.