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Former First Lady Johnson's Condition Improving

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas - Lady Bird Johnson's fever has eased as she remains in an Austin hospital Monday.

A Johnson family spokeswoman says the 94-year-old former first lady's temperature was normal Monday. She was admitted to Seton Medical Center in Austin four days ago for a low-grade fever.

Family spokeswoman Elizabeth Christian says Mrs. Johnson is spent a good night Sunday night and continues to rest comfortably. But she says it's not known yet when Mrs. Johnson will be released.

The spokeswoman says the widow of President Lyndon Johnson is alert and communicating with facial expressions as she receives visits from family members. A previous stroke has left her with difficulty speaking.

Mrs. Johnson has lived in the Austin area for decades. She makes occasional public appearances and is devoted to conservation and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center that she founded.


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