Today co-host Jenna Bush Hager, who attended Hockaday and Preston Hollow Elementary, got emotional on Instagram in advance of International Women’s Day. In the video, she praises her mom, former First Lady and Preston Hollow neighbor Laura Bush, and her two late grandmothers, Barbara Bush and Jenna Welch. Hager has a new book, “Everything is Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss,” which publishes April 28. You can hear her in Dallas Saturday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., at the Winspear. Here’s how to buy tickets. 

Barbara [Jenna’s twin sister] and I are both named after our grandmothers, and we always think that they are the ones that taught us how to use our voices to do good,” Jenna said. “They were very, very different, and they taught us how to do so in such different ways. But whenever I think about women who’ve taught me how to be a woman, it is my mom and my grandmothers that I think about.”


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