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From Stick Figures To Portraits, Bush Frees His Inner Rembrandt

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A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin is on display at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas.
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A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin is on display at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas.

Former President George W. Bush worked with many world leaders while in office. Now, he's unveiling 24 portraits he painted of some of them. As Lauren Sullivan of KERA reports, the exhibit will be at his new presidential library.

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