Former President George H.W. Bush in the hospital after fall

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PORTLAND, Maine — Former President George H.W. Bush fell on Wednesday morning while at home in Kennebunkport, Maine, spokesman Jim McGrath told CNN.

He has a broken bone in his vertebrae in his neck but “it was not life threatening” McGrath said. He is in a hospital in Portland, Maine, and is very stable.

McGrath said he was never disoriented.

“We are not expecting a long stay,” McGrath said.

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