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Barbara Bush, in failing health, won't seek further treatment

Former first lady Barbara Bush, after a "recent series of hospitalizations," has declined any further medical treatment, a family spokesman announced Sunday.

"It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of her failing health, worrying not for herself — thanks to her abiding faith — but for others," Jim McGrath tweeted. "She is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she's receiving."

Barbara Bush, 92, and former President George H.W. Bush, 93, were married in January 1945. Her husband has a Parkinson's-like disease, and CNN reports she has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure.