April 16, 2018
Sharing a story about the time Barbra broke her ankle while sledding at Camp David, Schwarzenegger said she always put others first.
“She refused to let any of us go with her to the hospital and demanded that we keep enjoying ourselves,” he tweeted. “That’s Barbara in a nutshell, and I can imagine her saying the same thing right now. Barbara, your friendship means the world to me. Thank you for your never-ending inspiration.”
The Bushes’ longtime friend Ambassador C. Boyden Gray, who was White House counsel to the former president, agrees that Mrs. Bush, 92, is “the glue that holds the family together” and adds that “she was enormously helpful to President Bush when he was president.”