Former President Bush Goes Skydiving

He's 83 and just had hip replacement surgery in January, but that isn't keeping former President George H.W. Bush from skydiving.

Bush celebrated the grand reopening of his presidential museum yesterday with a surprise jump. It was his sixth and the first since he celebrated his 80th birthday with a jump in 2004.

As in that one, Bush was strapped to an expert from the Army Golden Knights parachute team.

His first parachute jump was during World War II in 1944 when his plane was shot down over the Pacific island of Chi Chi Jima.

The 69,000-square-foot museum has been under renovation. It opened a decade ago on the Texas A&M University campus about 100 miles northwest of Houston.

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Source: Cnn
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