Mrs. Bush, aged 88, has been admitted to Houston Methodist hospital with pneumonia. 
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Clintons, Obamas wish Barbara Bush well

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The Clintons and the Obamas both wished former first lady Barbara Bush well following her hospitalization for what a spokesman called a “respiratory related issue.”

Bush, 88, was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston’s Texas Medical Center on Tuesday; since then, fans from First Families have sent good wishes. 

“Michelle and I send our best wishes to Mrs. Bush for a speedy recovery.  Barbara is blessed to have both a loving, supportive family by her side and a vibrant spirit that we hope will have her feeling better soon. I know I speak for Americans everywhere when I say that our thoughts and prayers are with Barbara and her family on this New Year’s Day,” the president wrote in a statement. 

“She is in great spirits, has already received visits from her husband and family, and is receiving fantastic care,” a statement from the Bush family said on Tuesday.

Still others, including President Bill Clinton, took to Twitter to wish Bush well.

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton

Clintons, Obamas wish Barbara Bush well

Updated