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Refugee Camp: Barbara Bush and Hurricane Katrina

refugee camp: The former first lady was extremely popular even when her husband and sons were not, according to Toronto Star. Of course, throughout her life she made gaffes that betrayed her enormous privilege and her prejudices. Barbara Bush died on Tuesday at 92 years old. When she toured a shelter in Houston that housed refugees of Hurricane Katrina, she suggested so many of them were underprivileged anyway, so this living in a refugee camp is working very well for them. She was a champion of children's literacy. But she did a lot of good, too as demonstrated by the bipartisan outpouring of grief that met her death this week. ( As reported in the news.