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Former President George W. Bush offers statement on 9/11

Former President George W. Bush offered a brief statement on the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on Tuesday.

“On this solemn anniversary, Laura and I hold the victims of September 11th in our thoughts and prayers,” the former president wrote above a picture of a lone firefighter helmet and two flowers on his Facebook page.

Within 30 minutes the statement had over 43,000 “likes” and 2,000 comments.

Bush was president during the 2001 al-Qaida attacks that claimed the lives of over 3,000 Americans.

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