Barbara Bush hospitalized for 'respiratory related issue'

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HOUSTON, Texas (MyFoxBoston.com) – Former first lady Barbara Bush was hospitalized Monday in Houston, Texas.

According to a statement from the office of George H. W. Bush, the 88-year-old is in the hospital for "treatment on a respiratory related issue." She was admitted to Methodist Hospital in Houston's Texas Medical Center and is in "great spirits," the statement said.