Preloading

George H.W. Bush Reads an Old Love Letter to His Wife, Barbara

Aired on 11/09/2010 | CC tv-pg
Married for more than 70 years, George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush have a love that's lasted a lifetime. The couple wed in January 1945 and went on to have six children—a beautiful family life that the former president always envisioned, according to one of his love letters to Barbara. Watch as the 41st president reads aloud the sweet words he once penned to his "precious" about his excitement for their future.

Original airdate: Nov. 9, 2010

Want more stories like this delivered to your inbox? Sign up for the Oprah.com Relationships Newsletter.
Watch OWN