Barbara Bush Leaves Hospital After Being Treated for Pneumonia

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Former first lady Barbara Bush attends a White House ceremony to recognize the Points of Light volunteer program in Washington, D.C., July 15, 2013. Close

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Former first lady Barbara Bush attends a White House ceremony to recognize the Points of Light volunteer program in Washington, D.C., July 15, 2013.

Former first lady Barbara Bush was discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital this morning after six days of treatment for pneumonia.

“I cannot thank the doctors and nurses” enough for making sure “I got the best treatment and got back to George and our dogs as quickly as possible,” Bush said in an e-mailed statement.

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