Former President George H.W. Bush, 91, Breaks Neck Bone

Former President George H.W. Bush
Former President George H.W. Bush broke a neck bone on Wednesday, July 15 Bob Levey/Getty Images

Former President George H.W. Bush fell at home in Kennebunkport, Maine, on Wednesday, July 15, and broke a bone in his neck. The 41st president’s spokesperson Jim McGrath made the statement via Twitter.

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“41 fell at home in Maine today and broke a bone in his neck. His condition is stable — he is fine — but he’ll be in a neck brace,” McGrath informed followers of the politician.

Bush, who turned 91 last month, uses a wheelchair because he can no longer walk on his own.

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The tumble comes after the former Commander in Chief was hospitalized last December after experiencing shortness of breath.

Bush surprised the world in 2014 by celebrating his 90th birthday with a skydiving trip. To ring in his 91st birthday, he kept things a bit more low-key and celebrated at his home in Maine.

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