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07/20/2013 05:18 pm ET

Dana Perino, Former White House Press Secretary, Remembers Helen Thomas (PHOTO)

Fox News' Dana Perino, a former White House Press Secretary who served under President George W. Bush, took time to pay her respects to veteran journalist Helen Thomas after her passing on Saturday.

Thomas, who covered every president from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama, passed away at age 92 after having "been ill for a long time," according to the AP.

"First day I ever took the podium she came to encourage me," Perino tweeted Saturday.

See Perino's tweet below:

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