Laura Bush, wife of George W. Bush, is a former First Lady of the United States who served from 2001 to 2009. She is also an author and has written books such as Spoken from the Heart. Before her political career as the First Lady, she has also worked as a teacher and a librarian.
Laura was born on November 4, 1946 in Midland, Texas, United States, to Harold Welch and Jenna Louise Hawkins Welch. Since her early days, she was encouraged by her parents to read, which later developed into an interest, especially when her mother read bedtime stories.