COLLEGE STATION (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The author of a new biography of George H.W. Bush is lauding the former president, saying he left a legacy of service.READ MORE: Mesquite Police Officer Shot, Critically Wounded After Responding To Disturbance
Biographer Jon Meacham spoke Monday night at the Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University. He says the nation’s 41st president recognized early in life that being born to privilege meant he had much to give back.
With the former president seated a few feet away, Meacham said Bush has lived his life with the sentiment that “the other guy matters.”READ MORE: Police: Motorist Claims Sneeze Led To Critical Auto-Pedestrian Crash
Bush, accompanied by his wife, Barbara Bush, was applauded as he entered the auditorium but did not speak at the event. The 91-year-old sat in a wheelchair wearing a neck brace. He’s recovering from a fall earlier this year.
Meacham’s largely flattering “Destiny And Power” becomes publicly available Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Keri Hilson Says 'Hip Hop Family Christmas' Is All About 'Honoring Your Family, Not Living For The World'
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