By Laurel Deppen
On the evening of Nov. 30, 2018, former President George H. W. Bush laid in his bed, surrounded by his family as Ronan Tynan, a member of the Irish tenors, sang “Silent Night.”
The president loved Christmas carols, and as Tynan sang by his bedside, Bush mouthed the lyrics.
“You can’t help but maybe take a step back and kind of look at this from a historical perspective, but he wasn’t just a patient,” said Evan Sisley, a former Western Kentucky University student and Bush’s personal aide for the last four years of his life. “He was a mentor.”
About four hours later, Bush died.Continue reading “From pictures to a president”