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Quote of the Day

Former President George H.W. Bush, in a handwritten letter to Timothy, a young Filipino boy he secretly sponsored through a Christian charity for a decade. At age 17, the boy learned the true identity of his sponsor and was "stunned." Read the letters at

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  • George H.W. Bush secretly sponsored a Filipino child for 10 years:

    • “Dear Timothy,
       I want to be your new pen pal.
      I am an old man, 77 years old, but I love kids; and though we have not met I love you already.
      I live in Texas – I will write you from time to time – Good Luck. G. Walker”
    • His first security breach: sharing a picture of his dog.
      “Here is a picture of our dog,” he wrote. “Her name is Sadie. She has met a lot of famous people.”
      “She is a very good dog she was born in England. She catches mice and chipmunks, and she runs like the wind. G. Walker.”
    • “Dear Timothy,
      I love that picture of you holding that ‘World Time’ gadget. I also have learned that you play the guitar – terrific!
      Timothy, have you ever heard of the White House? That’s where the president of the USA lives.
      I got to go to the White House at Christmas time. Here is a little booklet that I got at the White House in Washington.”