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George Bush Sr.

Condition Worsens

Moved to ICU

12/26/2012 4:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The condition of former President George H.W. Bush appears to be deteriorating ... he's been in intensive care since Sunday, and his people are hedging on his prospects for recovery, saying they're "cautiously optimistic."

88-year-old Bush was hospitalized in November due to a bronchitis-like cough, and has remained hospitalized since.

Bush suffers from a condition called vascular Parkinsonism, which Bush has described as a kind of leg paralysis where "you tell your legs to move, and they don't move."  It's unclear if the condition is related to his current hospitalization.

Bush's fever has gone up in the last few days, and doctors have been unable to control it.

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76.

LISA    

I'm a Canadian, and I'm saddened and shocked that I have more respect for former President Bush than some people here. He served his country, and seems like a very kind and loyal person.


Mr. President, I wish you well. I hope you are not suffereing. My thoughts and wishes will be with you and your family tonight. Best wishes, Lisa

563 days ago
77.

Antsixsixsix     

Remember that one time he threw up?

563 days ago
78.

Lucky_130    

You supporters will love Bushes new world order of unlimited possibilities,lol.

563 days ago
79.

Legend    

I'm sad to hear of his illness. Despite all the haters, he is a good man and he served his country both in the military and as President. That's more than most of his haters will ever do in their pathetic lives. My prayers are with him and his family. Having lost my dad recently to a terminal illness, I know their pain.

563 days ago
80.

bus4bud    

Americans are so angry and full of hate - for their own previous leader of whichover 50% of you voted for! What a sad, sad group of hateful nasty people so many of you are. Harvey, close the post. You are not helping. You are simply proving what so many around the world think - that Americans are vile. At least some of you on here who post!

563 days ago
81.

Crozbeeross    

May not agree with your politics but I owe it to you to respect what you did for our Country. My prayers go towards you President Bush.

563 days ago
82.

Throwback kid    

This is an accomplished man, I would put his resume against the paper thin resume of our community organizer Obama's any day of the week and twice on Sunday!

563 days ago
83.

SchoolTheRookies    

LOL

563 days ago
84.

Peace82    

Wishing President Bush a speedy recovery.

563 days ago
85.

Ram1313    

All I have to say.... KARMA !!!!

563 days ago
86.

BabyBubba    

Please pray for Poppa.

563 days ago
87.

Rebeleich    

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Mr. President. Lord please let him live long enough to see his great-grandaughter.

563 days ago
88.

CriticXtreme    

It's ye old karma train slowly pulling into the station. Sins of the father and sins of one's son done for your approval and affection. That chick we all thought was your mom was your wife, Laura Bush, a murderer and your whole family just shady. A lot of morons who believed in you, have died. Secretly you where on whole other agenda, yet morons still believed in you. This is the big payback.

563 days ago
89.

Mel    

Honestly stick to Entertainment news even that is well...anyway your writers are horrible!! With all the unemployed Americans out of work this is your best??? wtf

563 days ago
90.

stacey    

Wr need to flag that champ person they are try to get a book deal! Hey champ if I want to read a book I would have pulled out my kindle! So my advice to u is u need to stop for u have the FBI at your front door!!

563 days ago
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