From teenage love to World War II to the White House—a love affair for the ages rooted in family and service.

 Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

One of the reasons I made the most important decision of my life—to marry George Bush—is because he made me laugh. It’s true, sometimes we’ve laughed through our tears, but that shared laughter has been one of our strongest bonds.
— Barbara Bush
 Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

I always knew Barbara was the most beloved woman in the world, and in fact I used to tease her that I had a complex about that fact.
— President George H.W. Bush
 Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

 
 Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Photograph Courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum