George H. W. Bush shares new picture of the boy that he shaved head for

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.

— 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.

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