Betty Ford sculpture unveiled at presidential museum

Betty Ford

Photo of Betty Ford taken in 1974 by David Hume Kennerly (American, 1947-)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – A sculpture of former first lady Betty Ford was unveiled on Saturday during a celebration of the 105th birthday of former President Gerald Ford in Grand Rapids.

The unveiling followed a wreath-laying ceremony on the grounds of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

Members of the Ford family and other officials and guests offered remarks and placed wreaths and floral tributes at the base of the former first couple’s tomb.

The museum, which is open to the public free of charge, is featuring a special exhibit titled “In Step with Betty Ford: A Celebration of Her Centennial.”

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation hosted the ceremony.


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