George HW Bush shares pancake breakfast with veterans
Former President George H. W. Bush spends Memorial Day weekend in Maine.
Former President George H. W. Bush said he was “delighted” to spend some time with veterans in Maine, on Saturday, while he was there over the Memorial Day weekend.
The 41st president shared photos on Twitter of the monthly pancake breakfast, he said he followed at the American Legion Post 159 in Kennebunkport.
Glad to join the veterans, including my dear friend Gene. Brent Scowcroft, at the @AmericanLegion Post 159 monthly pancake breakfast in Kennebunkport today. This weekend we are not forgotten, and thank all who have given their lives for our great country. pic.twitter.com/VQgfPmt5rw
— George Bush (@GeorgeHWBush) May 26, 2018
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“Glad to join the veterans, including my dear friend Gene. Brent Scowcroft, at the @AmericanLegion Post 159 monthly pancake breakfast in Kennebunkport today,” Bush wrote. “This weekend we remember and thank all those who have given their lives for our country.”
Bush mingled with the participants of the breakfast and participated in a group of photos, in which he sat in front of the group.
Bush is seen posing with the participants of a monthly pancake breakfast at the American Legion Post 159 in Kennebunkport, Maine on Saturday.
(Office of the former President George H. W. Bush via AP)
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Bush, 93, arrived in Maine last week, according to his spokesman Jim McGrath, who shared a photo of his arrival in Kennebunkport. The trip came about a month after the death of his wife, the former first lady Barbara Bush.
The 41st President is waving to well-wishers in Dock Square, upon arrival in Kennebunkport, ME today. (Photo Credit: Evan Sisley, the Office of George H. W. Bush) pic.twitter.com/5EMJiuQn5Y
— Jim McGrath (@jgm41) 20 May 2018
Bush has spent part of every summer in Kennebunkport since his childhood, except when serving as a naval aviator during the second world War.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.