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The Bush Family Posing on an Elephant in 1964

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<p>OK, it’s a statue. But it fooled me long enough to start searching for other pictures of future presidents posing with extra large animals. Unless someone has a good pic of young Grover Cleveland with a rhinoceros, I guess I’ll shelve the idea.</p>
<p>Here’s the caption from the George Bush <a rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank” href=”http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/research/gallery.php?id=31″>Presidential Library and Museum</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p><em>The Bush family poses on an elephant statue during the 1964 Senate campaign. Left to right: Barbara, Doro, Marvin, Neil, Jeb, and George H.W. Bush (George W. was away at school).</em></p></blockquote>
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