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Barbara Bush's Family Pays Tribute To The Former First Lady

Former President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Jeb Bush and Jenna Bush Hager all paid their respects to the former first lady on social media.
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Barbara Bush's Family Pays Tribute To The Former First Lady

Hours after Barbara Bush died, her family members flooded social media with touching tributes to the former first lady.

Former President George W. Bush shared a heartwarming photo of his late mother on Instagram. The caption read, in part, "Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end. I'm a lucky man that Barbara Bush was my mother."

His wife, Laura Bush, also expressed her grief on Instagram, writing, "I'm missing my mother-in-law and role model tonight."

In a statement on Facebook, Barbara's son Jeb remembered her as an "exceptionally gracious, gregarious, fun, funny, loving, tough, smart, graceful woman."

And her granddaughter, Jenna Bush Hager, wrote on Instagram that she was the glue that held their family together.

As of Wednesday morning, former President George H.W. Bush had yet to publicly comment on his wife's death.

But Bush Hager said in her Instagram post there's no doubt he is "missing his beloved desperately."

Barbara and George H.W. Bush were the longest married couple in presidential history. And she was only the second woman in U.S. history to have both a husband and a son become president.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.