Bush shares 'beautiful gesture' from his father after 9/11

He said that after he gave an emotional speech at the National Cathedral, his father reached out to comfort him.
1:01 | 12/05/18

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Finally tonight here, a father and son comforting a nation. As he walked up to eulogize his father, that moment, former president George W. Bush placing his hand on his father's casket. A brief moment, a tender touch, part of a son's tearful good-bye. It reminded us of another moment -- father and son in the days soon after 9/11. President bush speaking at the national cathedral, comforting a wounded nation. He walked back to the front row to sit with his family. And his father, the 41st president, reaching out to his son when he needed it most. I got through the speech, and I sat down in the pew there, and I felt this hand. It was my dad. It was very comforting. It was just a beautiful gesture. Reporter: A father there for his son. And today, with a nation watching, a son honoring his father. A truly moving day, and we thank you for sharing it with us. Alright, everyone. Santa will be right back,

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