Barbara Bush’s granddaughter says ‘she’s a fighter’

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ST. PAUL, MN – SEPTEMBER 02: Former first lady Barbara Bush attends day two of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 2, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The GOP will nominate U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) as the Republican choice for U.S. President on the last day of the […]

Jenna Bush-Hager joined the Today Show Monday morning for an emotional interview about her grandmother, who is not doing well.

“She’s in great spirits and she’s a fighter — she’s an enforcer,” Bush-Hager said.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush had been hospitalized recently and has decided not to pursue any more medical treatment, according to a family spokesperson. The 92-year-old is instead focusing on comfort care. 

“She’s with my grandpa, the man she’s loved for over 73 years, and they are surrounded by family,” Bush-Hager said. “But I think the fact that they are together in this and he still says ‘I love you Barbie’ every night is pretty remarkable.”

Bush-Hager said the family is grateful for everyone’s prayers and thoughts.

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