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Family will commemorate birthday of former President Ford

Ford Presidential Museum

  Wreaths will be placed at the Grand Rapids grave of former President Gerald Ford to mark the 107th anniversary of his birth. A wreath from President Donald Trump will be presented Tuesday by Brig. Gen. Paul Rogers. Ford’s nieces and nephews will also place a wreath at the burial site, which is on the grounds of the Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids. The public can watch the ceremony on Facebook at 9 a.m. Ford was a Grand Rapids-area congressman before becoming vice president and president in the 1970s. He died in 2006.

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