We haven’t had time to read all of the hot takes on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush — we’ve been busy keeping an eye on Twitter. Fortunately for us, that’s where bestselling author Brad Meltzer chose to write about his time with the former president in one of the most touching threads we’ve seen.

We’ll let Meltzer take it from here:

And speaking of the Secret Service, they put together a fantastic video in memory of “Timberwolf”:


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