For Peoria, Barbara Bush meant books
Apr 17, 2018 8:06:22 PM - pjstar.com
PEORIA — Former first lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92, made several visits to Peoria, frequently emphasizing the importance of literacy and education.During a February 1992 speech at the Creve Coeur Club's Washington Day Banquet, she related a tale of a father who wasn't able to buy his son Nintendo video games, but instead tried to buy him books."He was giving his son a ...
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