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Ex-U.S. President George H.W. Bush has shaved his to make a 2-year-old boy feel . The boy, Patrick, is the son of one of Mr Bush's . The little boy has a blood disease leukemia. When people have treatment for leukemia, all their hair falls . Bush said he wanted to help Patrick. Mr Bush's friend said the president, 89, now looks the as Patrick. He said: "It's hard to tell them apart." Mr Bush, and his wife Barbara, also made a to help pay for Patrick’s medical bills. There is also a special website for Patrick where people can give money for his treatment. The website was up by Mr Bush's other bodyguards. They also shaved their head.

Mr And Mrs Bush their second child, a daughter, to leukemia 60 years ago. The little girl, named Robin, was four years old. They worked hard for years after to raise money for leukemia research. A special clinic called the Robin Bush Child and Adolescent Clinic at a hospital in Houston, Texas in 2004. Leukemia is a kind of of the blood. It used to kill many people, but those with the disease can get treatment at hospital. It is a lot to cure children than adults. Anyone, at any , can get leukemia. Wikipedia says that in the year 2000, around "256,000 children and adults around the world some of leukemia, and 209,000 died from it".

 


 
 
 

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