Bushes to be buried at Dal­las li­brary

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - - NATION & WORLD -

Former Pres­i­dent Ge­orge W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush have de­cided they’ll be buried at his pres­i­den­tial li­brary in Dal­las in­stead of the Texas State Ceme­tery in Austin.

The Austin-Amer­i­can States­man re­ports the plan now is for the cou­ple to be buried on the grounds of the Ge­orge W. Bush Pres­i­den­tial Cen­ter, lo­cated on the South­ern Methodist Univer­sity cam­pus.

Bush spokesman Freddy Ford says the former pres­i­dent de­cided to make the change af­ter at­tend­ing the burial in April of his mother, Bar­bara Bush, at the pres­i­den­tial li­brary of her hus­band and his fa­ther, former Pres­i­dent Ge­orge H.W. Bush.

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