Shirley Polinger was cruising along in her boat along the coast of Maine early last Saturday afternoon when the vessel came to an abrupt stop.
She and her six passengers were about halfway between Kennebunkport and Wells Harbor when the boat's propeller stopped, possibly after she hit a lobster buoy. Polinger was surprised by her boat trouble – and by the man who came to her rescue: Neil Bush, son of former President George H.W. Bush and younger brother of former President George W. Bush.
"I was looking at the front of his boat and I saw 'Fidelity IV.' I said, 'Oh my God, it's Bush's boat,' " she told the Portland Press Herald.