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Dahleen Glanton: George H.W. Bush's graciousness showed us how to live

History is often kind to former presidents, sometimes kinder than they deserve.

And when a president dies, we are compelled to remember the good that he did and ignore the things that once made us rife with anger. That's how it should be, for the moment, at least.

I don't often think of George H.W. Bush's single term as the 41st president. When I looked at him, I saw a frail man in whimsical socks who in his latter years had

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