DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The EF-3 tornado that caused widespread damage in North Dallas passed closed to the home of former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush.
Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said in a statement that “the Bushes are safe and praying for their neighbors around DFW who weren’t as fortunate.”READ MORE: Texas Teachers Are Making Surprise, In-Person Visits To Students Struggling With Online Learning
The couple purchased the 8,500 square-foot house in Dallas’ Preston Hollow neighborhood in 2008. It wasn’t damaged in Sunday’s storms.READ MORE: 'The Right Thing To Do,' Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Requests ERCOT To Rectify $16 Billion Error During Storm
The Bushes stuck to their obligations despite the storm.
Former first lady Laura Bush hosted young leaders from Myanmar on Monday at a Bush Institute event in South Texas. The institute based at Southern Methodist University in Dallas has sponsored a leadership training program for four years with a focus on Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country struggling with extreme inequities and ethnic cleansing.MORE NEWS: CDC Issues First Set of Guidelines On How Fully Vaccinated People Can Visit Safely with Others
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