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Former President George H. W. Bush Remembered in Maine

Flowers and wreaths adorn a naval anchor honoring President George H.W. Bush on a bluff overlooking Walker's Point in Kennebunkport on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Photo by Irwin Gratz for Maine Public

Flowers and wreaths adorn a naval anchor honoring President George H.W. Bush on a bluff overlooking Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Photo by Irwin Gratz for Maine Public

George Herbert Walker Bush died late Friday. For many in the community surrounding Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport, Maine, the former president was much more than the leader of the free world — he was their beloved friend and neighbor.