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President Bush writes letter to Alabama kicker

9:58 PM, Dec 11, 2013   |    comments
Courtesy Twitter: @Foster_43
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama kicker Cade Foster received a supportive note from President George W. Bush.

Foster missed two field goal attempts and had a third blocked in the Crimson Tide's 34-28 loss to Auburn on Nov. 30.

He posted a photo of the letter on his Twitter and Instagram accounts Wednesday.

Bush wrote:

"Dear Cade (#43),

"Life has its setbacks. I know!

"However you will be a stronger human with time.

"I wish you all the best -

"Sincerely -

"another 43

"George Bush"

Bush was the 43rd President and Foster wears No. 43.

"Framing this," the kicker wrote on the Instagram caption

The letter was first reported by

No. 3 Alabama plays Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl, but had been trying for a third straight national title.

Associated Press

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