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Former President George H.W. Bush Discharged From Hospital

Former president George H. W. Bush is at home after a mild case of pneumonia led to a stay in a Houston hospital.

Bush was being treated at Houston Methodist Hospital for mild pneumonia and chronic bronchitis, and was discharged Friday, according to a statement.

Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush, are "pleased to be home spending time with family and friends," the statement said.

The former president was admitted to the hospital over a week ago and remained under observation since the beginning of the week. He was also hospitalized ahead of his appearance at the Super Bowl, where he tossed the coin before the game. 

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