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Skydiving at 85

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Former President George H. W. Bush is planning to skydive on his 85th birthday in June.

The current President Bush said his father “is a nut to jump out of an airplane.”

The elder Bush also went skydiving on his 80th birthday in 2004.

Words

nut: (slang) a crazy person.
elder: older.

This piece originally appeared in January 2009.

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