- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 24, 2011

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Former first lady Nancy Reagan is said to be doing fine after stumbling as she was escorted into an event at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley.

KNBC-TV video shows the 90-year-old Mrs. Reagan walking into the room on the arm of Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, on Tuesday night when she apparently lost her balance. The crowd can be heard gasping as Mr. Rubio catches her before she falls to the floor. Several people in the crowd then swarm her, and Mr. Rubio and the others help her get to her seat.

Mr. Rubio was invited by Mrs. Reagan to speak at the library.

Library spokeswoman Melissa Giller told KNBC that the former first lady wasn’t hurt and that Mrs. Reagan apparently tripped on a post used for crowd control.



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