Tri-City Family Returns From Trip To Bush's Farewell Ceremony in D.C.
KENNEWICK, Wash.-- The Torres family says their trip was surreal, and it's not everyday you get a hug from President Bush.
Among their pictures, they have some great shots of the former President and first lady Laura Bush, and also the Bush twins.
It all happened at Andrews Air Force Base, where security was so tight they had to be escorted in.
Albert Torres says the President was followed by a crowd of secret service agents, but still they were able to get pretty close.
"It was almost like a rock concert because he was going through and hugging," said Albert Torres.
"And we kept asking is he going to come by and shake everybody's hand that are here in the front line, and the guard kept nodding his head, like yes, so that's what we expected was a handshake. But when we saw at the front of the line that he just threw his body onto the crowd, we just said, oh my gosh, he's hugging, he's hugging!," said Blanca Torres.
Albert Torres tells us the former President's cabinet members were also there, along with former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife.