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Bill Clinton And George W. Bush Bond In Conversation About Leadership

The former presidents discussed life in and out of the White House in an event celebrating the 2017 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars. They both recommend long life as a former president.
Former Presidents Bill Clinton (left) and George Bush discuss their lives as current and former presidents at a leadership event at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas on Thursday. / Tony Gutierrez / Shutterstock.com

On Thursday, former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton shared a stage and their ideas on what makes a strong leader in today's world.

The intimate conversation was part of the graduation ceremony for the 2017 class of the held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas.

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