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George W. Bush blows up the Internet with adorable photo, delivers Instagram lesson to Jadeveon Clowney

George W. Bush blows up Internet with photo, gives Clowney a lesson

George W Bush Halloween photo Instagram
George W. Bush posted this photo on Friday of his daughters Jenna and Barbara trick-or-treating aboard a flight with their grandpa George H.W. Bush in 1988. georgewbush / Instagram
George W Bush instagram book
"First copy of #41 just arrived at the office. Available for pre-order now; on bookshelves two weeks from today," reads the caption on this post from Oct. 28. georgewbush / Instagram
George W Bush Halloween photo Instagram
George W Bush instagram book

Former President George W. Bush is making serious Internet waves for posting an adorable "flashback Friday" photo to his Facebook and Instagram accounts on Halloween.

The photo depicts Bush's father, former President George H. W. Bush, posing with W.'s costumed granddaughters Jenna and Barbara on Air Force Two.

“One of my favorite memories of Dad’s 1988 Presidential campaign was when he invited our family to join him on a trip through the Midwest around Halloween. I still smile at the image of Barbara and Jenna walking down the aisles of Air Force Two trick-or-treating the national press corps,” the caption reads. The photo has received more than 155,000 Likes on Facebook and another 15,000 on Instagram in only a few days.

 Although he's now a 68-year-old grandfather, George W. Bush is no stranger to social media. 

The photo of W. Bush's father with his then-6-year-old daughters will be included in the younger Bush's hotly-anticipated book,  41: A Portrait of My Father, to be released Nov. 11.

Although he's now a 68-year-old grandfather, George W. Bush is no stranger to social media and has grown quite an Internet presence since joining Instagram last August. As of late, he's made several posts which are seemingly intended to help promote his upcoming book, including a few photos of Bush with his father as well as shots of the book itself

Other photos posted to the former president's Instagram account include celebrity photos, such as one of Bush with Michael Jordan at the 2012 Ryder Cup and another with U2 frontman Bono. Rather unsurprisingly, you'll also find a lot of posts involving his family, with photos of his young granddaughter, wife, parents and numerous pets, including his cat, Bob, and former First Dog Barney.

If you're a fan of Bush's paintings, you can find some photos of those, too. If only Houston Texans like Jadeveon Clowney and Ryan Mallett used social media as effectively as this presidential grandfather.

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