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Grand Rapids Remembers Ford as a Local Friend

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Grand Rapids Remembers Ford as a Local Friend

Grand Rapids Remembers Ford as a Local Friend

Grand Rapids Remembers Ford as a Local Friend

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Anne Marie Brown and her son Thomas, age 7, of Holland, Mich., sign the condolence book in memory of President Gerald Ford on Wednesday at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Mich. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Anne Marie Brown and her son Thomas, age 7, of Holland, Mich., sign the condolence book in memory of President Gerald Ford on Wednesday at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Before he was the President, Gerald Ford represented the area around Grand Rapids, Mich., in Congress for more than two decades. He's remembered with great warmth by the people he touched there.

Kevin Lavery of member station WKAR reports.