Good afternoon. Thanks for your questions. Let's start. Ron, from Chicago writes: Every First Lady picks a cause, correct? What are Mrs. Bush's causes and how did she select them? Gordon Johndroe In modern times, First Ladies have picked causes that they either have a personal interest in or something that has been brought to their attention once getting to The White House. Bush was a public school teacher and librarian and has spoken out on education issues since she was First Lady of Texas. Last year, Mrs.