February 23, 2019

Update to George H.W. Bush… DEAD? Photograph taken July 15, 2014

George HW Bush Photographed July 15, 2014

Note: I’ve been combing the news since yesterday’s rumor regarding George H.W. Bush’s demise and had set up a Google Alert. The following just showed up in my RSS feed… — Editor

105-year-old woman fulfills dream to meet George H.W. Bush

Millie Rennie, recognized as Maine’s oldest resident, granted wish

Millie Rennie, who at 105 has been recognized as Maine's oldest resident, meets former President George H.W. Bush, a longtime wish, at his family compound on Walker's Point in Kennebunkport Tuesday. Courtesy photo/Candice Simeoni
Millie Rennie, who at 105 has been recognized as Maine’s oldest resident, meets former President George H.W. Bush, a longtime wish, at his family compound on Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport Tuesday. Courtesy photo/Candice Simeoni

KENNEBUNKPORT — It’s a wish more than 20 years in the making and on Tuesday, 105-year-old Millie Rennie’s wish was granted — to meet President George H.W. Bush.

Rennie, who lives at The Lodges Care Center in Springvale, knew as fellow residents gathered in the dining room Tuesday that a surprise was coming, she just didn’t know what. But she was ready, wearing a beautiful blue dress with sparkling beading on top, her hair and nails freshly done.

Then, in came members of the York County Elder Abuse Task Force who told Rennie that she had been nominated for the organization’s Wishing Well Project — an opportunity for York County residents aged 65 and older to fulfill the one wish that they never have. And while the deadline for nominations isn’t until Aug. 8 YCEATF co-chair Candice Simeoni happened to open the first entry she received and said “we need to make this happen.”

“Oh my word,” Rennie said, as Mary Jo Paiva, resident care director at the assisted living facility, told her that she would soon be taking off from The Lodges to head to Kennebunkport, in particular Walker’s Point, where the Bush family spends their summers, to meet the former president…

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PS Happy Birthday, Millie… IF that’s your real name… haha JUST JOKING! 🙂 Poor Millie is going to have her face plastered all over “conspiracy” sites now.

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