George H.W. Bush once shaved head to support Secret Service agent’s son with leukemia

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In remembering former President George H.W. Bush, the Secret Service tweeted a touching message Tuesday.

The agency said Bush once shaved his head to support a Secret Service agent’s son who’d been diagnosed with leukemia.

The security detail all planned to shave their heads to show support for the 2-year-old diagnosed with the cancer. When the former President learned of the plan, he decided to join in.

The remains of the 41st president, who passed away last Friday at the age of 94, have been lying in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda since Monday afternoon. A state funeral is Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral. Watch live coverage here.

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