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George H.W. Bush, 90, Jumps Out Of A Helicopter

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The former president had vowed on his 85th birthday that he would repeat a parachute jump on his 90th. Thursday's jump was his eighth.


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. We noted yesterday that it was George H.W. Bush's 90th birthday. And if you're thinking the president celebrated with an early bird dinner at the local diner, try parachuting out of a helicopter from 6,000 feet. The former president marked his 75th, 80th and 85th birthday with skydives. This time the Boston Globe reports, Bush landed with an unpresidential face-plant on a lawn. It's MORNING EDITION.

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