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Bush family quiet about ex-president’s condition

HOUSTON — Former president George H.W. Bush’s family sought privacy and provided no new details Thursday about his medical condition, a day after his spokesman said he is in intensive care after being hospitalized for treatment of a bronchitis-related cough.

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath said he would put out another statement ‘‘when events warrant it,’’ citing the family’s desire for privacy.

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