Former President George H. W. Bush shaved his head to show support for Patrick three years ago.
Three years after shaving his head to show support for a toddler fighting leukemia, Former President George H. W. Bush says that the same boy “is feeling and doing much better.”
Incredibly #grateful to my friend Patrick, the brave young man (with hair!) on my left hand, feeling and doing much better these days. pic.twitter.com/HsPzUCu2iR
— George Bush (@GeorgeHWBush) November 21, 2016
The 92-year-old Bush, an update and a new picture of him with the boy on his Twitter account Monday . The boy is the son of a Secret Service agent and is identified only as Patrick.
Bush shared a photo in July 2013 of himself with a freshly shaved head and the then 2-year-old, who lost his hair due to leukemia treatment, sitting on his lap. Both Bush and the boy’s hair in the new photo.
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George and Barbara Bush lost their second child, 4-year-old Robin Bush, to leukemia in 1953.