Barbara Bush's Love Letter to Sister Jenna Bush Hager Will Make You Want to Hug Yours
"We have always had a dinner partner, a dance partner, a partner in mischief," Barbara said in the piece
There is no better friend than a sister.
“From the womb to the White House” the former First Daughters have been through it all. Barbara revealed several fun childhood memories about the Today show correspondent like the time she “put jalapenos up her nose” and even the time she “rode Jenna’s back across the dance floor” at a wedding.
“Jenna is my point of reference. I’ve never known the world without her in it, minus one minute. Or without her next to me,” Barbara wrote.
“We’ve had a peculiar life – one that is extraordinary in scope yet ordinary in the day-to-day. And what a magical idea the universe had in giving each of us the luxury of a partner. We have always had a dinner partner, a dance partner, a partner in mischief.”
“It is the ability to prod laughter and love no matter how much your heart might hurt. Someone who sees you exactly as you are and thinks that is enough,” Barbara continued, adding Jenna is “someone who will walk next to you always so that there is no ‘scarlet ibis,’ who hugs you just a bit too tight because in the back of both your minds you assume that’s how you snuggled in the womb.”
And even with their separate lives and separate careers, the Bush sisters “still howl at the moon and go on nature walks on the West Side Highway” like the good ‘ole days.