George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

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Former president George W. Bush speaks during the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Dallas. <i><b>Click through to see more photos from the dedication ceremony of the new George W. Bush Presidential Center.</b></i>
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From left, former President Bill Clinton, his wife, former first lady and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, former President Jimmy Carter, and his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter.
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Former President George H.W. Bush shakes hands with his son, former President George W. Bush.
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Former President George W. Bush, accompanied by his wife former first lady Laura Bush, flashes the "W" sign after his speech.
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President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library.
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with former President George W. Bush, as former President Bill Clinton applauds at right after Obama spoke at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library.
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President Barack Obama shares a laugh with former first lady Barbara Bush.
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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, right, closes his eyes as he listens to an unidentified man, rear, as he is seated with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, center, and former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
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From left, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Vice President Dick Cheney, and former President George W. Bush's daughter Jenna Bush Hager, participate in the singing of "God Bless America" at the dedication.
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Former president Jimmy Carter speaks during the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
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Former president George W. Bush and Laura Bush listen to former president William J. Clinton.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stand with former Presidents George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, and their wives, former first ladies Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush and bow their heads in prayer.
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney wears a hat and sunglasses at the dedication ceremony.
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From left, former first lady Barbara Bush, President George H.W. Bush and former president George W. Bush hold hands during the invocation.
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From left, First Lady Michelle Obama, former first lady Laura Bush, former first lady Hillary Clinton, former first lady Barbara Bush and former first lady Rosalynn Carter.
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First Lady Michelle Obama, left and former first lady Barbara Bush listen as President Barack Obama speaks.
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his wife Columba arrives for the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk off Air Force One at Dallas Love Field.
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Former South Korean Lee Myung-bak, left, speaks with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and wife Mary Pat.
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Former president William J. Clinton speaks with his wife former first lady Hillary Clinton.
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The about 226,000-square-foot George W. Bush Presidential Center is home to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum along with the 43rd president's policy institute.
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Statues of George W. Bush (left) and his father George H.W. Bush. Former first lady Laura Bush wanted to make sure that the Center reflected her and her husband's Texas roots. And it does, right down to the foundation that includes limestone from the Midland area where they grew up and lived when they were first married.
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The 9mm Glock 18C that deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein had on him when he was captured in a foxhole by U.S. forces in December of 2003.
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The entrance to Freedom Hall.
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The inside of Freedom Hall.
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A mural inside Freedom Hall.
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Beams damaged at New York's World Trade Center during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 are seen on display during a tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Center Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Dallas.
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Beams damaged at New York's World Trade Center during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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The walls around the World Trade Center beam are inscribed with 9/11 victims' names.
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The bullhorn President Bush used to address workers at the World Trade Center on September 14, 2001.
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A replica of the Oval Office is seen during a tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
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George W. Bush's autographed baseball collection.
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The pale blue dress Laura Bush wore for the administration's first white-tie dinner. The guest list included Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
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The red dress Laura Bush wore for the Bushes' first state dinner on Sept. 6, 2001.
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Busts of presidential pets Barney and Miss Beazley.
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The U.S. constitution is seen on a LED screen.
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Memorial bracelets of captured or killed service members, that were given to President George W. Bush.
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An exhibit on the "No Child Left Behind" education initiative that Bush proposed and the House and Senate passed in 2001.
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In this photo taken April 16, 2013, letters written from around the world and sent to the White House offering thoughts and prayers after the 9/11 attacks are displayed in the museum area.
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In this photo taken April 16, 2013, a football presented to president George W. Bush by the University of Texas Longhorns.
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A display about the Bush administration's faith-based and community initiative.
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Docent Patricia Flynn demonstrates an interactive with information about conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq during a tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
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The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. is seen on a LED screen.
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A display about crisis management.
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Laura Bush speaking before Bush Center dedication.
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