In Omaha, Laura Bush says today's children need a support system
Laura Bush speaks at the Phoenix Academy's scholarship luncheon held in the Peter Kiewit Grand Ballroom at the CenturyLink Center on Tuesday.
Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am
Former first lady Laura Bush knew she wanted to teach in an inner-city school after she graduated from college with an education degree.
“But I was not prepared for the poverty I saw there,” Bush told about 650 people who attended a fundraising luncheon for the Phoenix Academy in Omaha on Tuesday. “I wanted to help those children so bad. But it was an uphill fight.”
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am.