Bush was told by wife to choose between fatherhood and booze

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London, May 26 (ANI): Former American President George W Bush's new book 'Decision Points' starts with an anecdote about his wife trying to convince him to quit drinking and choose fatherhood over alcohol.

The former leader admitted it was the crucial moment that triggered his journey to presidency.

He confessed that he asked himself whether he loved booze more than his wife, Laura.

Speaking at the American Wind Energy Association conference in Dallas, he said that the book focuses on some of the most important decisions he has made in his life.

"The sad thing is you don't get do-overs. You've got to make the calls. I got some right. I got some wrong," the Telegraph quoted him, as saying.

Bush hopes to place readers in his shoes by sharing his experience as the President.

He added: "I don't think you can come to a definitive conclusion about a presidency until the passage of time. I want to put you in my position."

He admitted that life had changed after his exit from the White House.

Recollecting a moment when he was walking his dog Barney through his new neighbourhood in Dallas, he said: "There I was. Former president of the United States, with a plastic bag in my hand, picking up what I had been dodging for eight solid years."

The book is set due to be out in November. (ANI)

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