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Apr 24, 2013
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Only human: A photographic look at the Bush presidency

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Washington D.C.

By Stelios Varias

In the eight years that George W. Bush served as the 43rd U.S. president, Reuters’ photographers were witness to big events and the daily grind that is full-time presidential coverage. Along the way, they amassed a collection of truly memorable images. As their longtime colleague and picture editor, it has been my pleasure to see their images come across the Reuters’ wire and land on the fronts of newspapers and online home pages.

With the Bush presidential center scheduled to be dedicated in Dallas on April 25, I’ve assembled a few of my favorites from our photographers.

Feb 28, 2011
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In this together: A recipe for survival

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In the weeks after the mass shooting in Arizona in early January, the question in newsrooms and kitchens alike was: How long would it take Gabrielle Giffords to recover and could she ever hope to return to work in the U.S. Congress?

Never mind that she had survived a gunshot to her head at point blank range, we still wanted to know: How long? Six to nine months? Eight to 10 weeks? Years?

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      "Currently I am a senior photographer-editor based in washington D.C. With Reuters for more than 20 years, I have covered President’s Reagan & Bush (1), been a part of Olympics coverage teams, and have worked primarily as a photo editor since returning from injury."
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