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Bush Family Debuts Newest Arrival, With a Very Special Nod to H.W.

"Entered the world yesterday in New York City, but we consider her an honorary Texan."

Image source: NBC/Today

There's a new member of the Bush family: meet Poppy Louise Hager.

Image source: NBC/Today

The second granddaughter of former President George W. Bush was born Thursday to parents Jenna Bush Hager and Henry Hager, the family announced Friday.

She is named after her great-grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, whose childhood nickname was "Poppy."

"We are proud to name her after a man we so adore," Henry Hager told NBC's "Today."

George W. Bush said in a statement that he and wife Laura are "overjoyed" at the new arrival.

"Laura and I are overjoyed to meet our second grandchild today," Bush said. "Poppy Louise Hager entered the world yesterday in New York City, but we consider her an honorary Texan. Jenna and Henry chose her name as a tribute to her great-grandfather, 41, who was nicknamed Poppy as a child. We are grateful to God — and to Jenna and Henry — for this beautiful, healthy gift of life."

Here's a reminder that 43 already has the grandfathering gig down, from first grandchild Mila's first Halloween.

One last thing…
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