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In 2007 Grace spent a week dogsledding across the Arctic Circle in Lapland Finland. She nearly lost a toe due to the extreme cold.


One of the highlights of Grace's career was providing a private tour of the CIA's Museum to Alex Trebek.


In November of 2008 Grace was invited to bring her family to the Oval Office to meet with the President of the United States of America.

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Grace was a frequent keynote speaker at events honoring volunteers. Here she is speaking on behalf of President Bush to congratulate the volunteers of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation on receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award.

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Grace spent several hours riding a camel through the Sahara Desert in Morocco before sleeping under the stars.


Grace completed a four month deployment to Iraq with the American Red Cross. 

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Grace and Marty pictured with President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush at the White House Christmas Party.


Grace traveled to Pamplona Spain to watch the Running of the Bulls but was overtaken with temptation and decided to run the last day.


Grace spent a week in Mongolia where she watched the Naadam Festival, explored the Gobi Desert and slept in a traditional Mongolian Ger. 

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While stationed in South Korea with the American Red Cross Grace traveled to North Korea to spend the weekend hiking the gorgeous Kumgang Mountains. 


The White House Press Briefing Room.


Grace traveled through Thailand and visited the Ayutthaya Elephant Palace. 


Grace joined Marty on one of his business trips to Bengaluru India.


Appenzell Switzerland ~ according to Grace this is one of the most beautiful places on earth. 


When Marty and President Bush met in the Oval Office the two of them hit it off immediately. 


Grace traveled extensively through Europe while stationed in Germany, here she is pictured at Neuschwanstein Castle.


Floating in the Dead Sea, Jordan.


Former Director of the CIA John Brennan.

Former Deputy Director of the CIA Avril Haines.

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Paragliding in New Zealand.


"Ecoute - The Listener" sculpture in France.


FOB Speicher, Tikrit Iraq, old soccer stadium. 


According to legend, the Carnival of Venice began in the year 1162.


Grace and her three sisters spent the Fourth of July 2008 at the White House celebration on the South Lawn. 


Celebrating a special occasion with the locals at Manneken Pis, Brussels, Belgium. 


Visiting a small Buddhist Temple on a mountainside in Dongducheon, South Korea.


Grace's first Friesian horse, Remedy.


The average life span of the saguaro cactus is 150 -175 years.  

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Grace and her parents spent three weeks camping on the South Island of New Zealand.


One of her favorite things to do while working at the White House was to attend the Marine One Landings on the South Lawn.

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Made it to the top of Mount Evans, CO.


Grace has enjoyed a variety of equine disciplines to include jumping, eventing, vaulting, trail riding and foxhunting - pictured here. 


Sahara Desert, Morocco.


Growing up, every summer Grace and her family traveled to the mountains of North Carolina to camp and play in nature. 


After a four month deployment in Iraq with the American Red Cross Grace gets to ride shotgun in a military cargo plane to Kuwait. 


The source of happiness ~ horses. 

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