Former president George H.W. Bush was remembered by his grandson as gracious, decent and humble, as he received his final public memorial ceremony at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston on Thursday. The funeral came after several days of remembrance in the nation's capital. Bush died last week at the age of 94. He will be buried in a private ceremony on Thursday afternoon. On Wednesday, the former president received a state funeral at Washington National Cathedral in the nation's capital...
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