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Michelle Obama Invites Nancy Reagan to Lunch

Michelle Obama Invites Nancy Reagan to Lunch

Originally posted 06/03/2009 10:05AM

First Lady Michelle Obama will be hosting Nancy Reagan at a private lunch – just the two of them – in the White House family living quarters. "She just thinks the world of you," President Obama whispered to Mrs. Reagan on Tuesday when she attended a Washington, D.C., bill-signing ceremony to create the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission.

The former First Lady, who had not met the President before, seemed charmed as he put pen to paper. "You're a lefty?" she asked. "I'm a lefty," he answered. Handing her one of the souvenir pens he used to sign the bill, he somewhat sheepishly said, "You have plenty of presidential pens."

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Nancy Reagan Released From Hospital

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Nancy Reagan Released From Hospital

Originally posted 10/17/2008 07:50PM

Former first lady Nancy Reagan returned home Friday from a Los Angeles hospital named after her late husband, four days after being admitted with a broken pelvis.

Doctors at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center "expect a full recovery, prescribing a regimen of daily physical therapy and a reduced public schedule," says a statement by Reagan spokeswoman Joanne Drake.

Reagan, 87, fell at her Bel Air home last week and, after the pain persisted, decided Monday to be examined at the hospital.

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Nancy Reagan Hospitalized with Broken Pelvis

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Nancy Reagan Hospitalized with Broken Pelvis

Originally posted 10/15/2008 12:55PM

Former first lady Nancy Reagan has been hospitalized in Los Angeles with a broken pelvis, the Associated Press reports.

Reagan, 87, fell at her Bel Air home last week and, after the pain persisted, decided on Monday to be examined at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to her spokesperson, Joanne Drake.

Saying Reagan "is in very good spirits" despite some pain, Drake added that no surgery would be required. Reagan is undergoing physical therapy.

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Friends Mourn TV Legend Merv Griffin | Merv Griffin, Ryan Seacrest

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Friends Mourn TV Legend Merv Griffin

Originally posted 08/13/2007 02:25PM

The loss of television mogul Merv Griffin on Sunday is being mourned by generations of fans and friends – from American Idol host Ryan Seacrest to former first lady Nancy Reagan.

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Nancy Reagan Briefly Hospitalized | Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan Briefly Hospitalized

Originally posted 06/16/2005 05:00PM

Former first lady Nancy Reagan was briefly hospitalized Thursday after falling in her London hotel room.

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Journey's End | Ronald Reagan

Journey's End

Originally posted 06/10/2004 12:00PM

The end was near. After watching as the spark slowly faded from his eyes and listening as his voice finally fell silent, the family of Ronald Reagan gathered at his house in Bel Air in the last days of May. The former President, said his doctors, now had pneumonia in addition to his Alzheimer's. A matter of days, they said, maybe a week.

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Nancy Reagan Says Farewell to the Chief | Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan Says Farewell to the Chief

Originally posted 06/08/2004 08:15AM

Accompanied by her once-estranged daughter Patti Davis, tearful former First Lady Nancy Reagan placed her hands and head to the flag-draped casket of her late husband Ronald Reagan at the presidential library in California's Simi Valley Monday.

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