After leaving the White House, George W. Bush began to invest more and more time into his love for painting.

In the past several months Bush has painted the portraits of 98 wounded warriors who he has gotten to know and spend time with. These stories and portraits are about to be unveiled in an exhibit and book in the spring of this year.

#42 plans to donate the proceeds to the George W. Bush Presidential Center and the Military Service Initiative. You can find out more about purchasing his book at

It's a very touching project from a President who has seen so many service men and women go off to defend our country. Perhaps in a way, his passion for art also helps him deal with the weight of such hard decisions like Jennifer mentions...


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