This is incredibly sad!
Last night, former President George H.W. Bush was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath.
According to spokesman Jim McGrath, George W. Bush's father:
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Yikes! Talk about a scary situation!!
"[Deborra-Lee Furness] said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!"
For those of you who don't have a medical dictionary handy, basil-cell carcinoma is a very common form of skin cancer that develops in areas that are exposed to the sun and usually don't spread. However, if it goes untreated it can cause major damage to surrounding tissue.
Luckily, Hugh took his wifey's advice and it looks like he got the proper treatment in time!
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