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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Admitted To Texas Hospital

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 29:  Barbara Bush talks with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at Former President George H. W. Bush's office on March 29, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Mitt Romney received an endorsement from Former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush during the meeting.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX – MARCH 29: Barbara Bush talks with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at Former President George H. W. Bush’s office on March 29, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Mitt Romney received an endorsement from Former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush during the meeting. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, Texas(CBSNewYork) — Former First Lady Barbara Bush was hospitalized in Texas on Tuesday night.

The Chief of Staff to George H.W. Bush said that Mrs. Bush was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston where she was being treated for signs of pneumonia.

A statement released by her husband’s office Barbara, 88, was said to be in “great spirits” and was getting “fantastic care”.

There was no word on her condition or how long she would remain in the hospital.

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