Gerald Ford Set to Break Ronald Reagan's Record
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Perhaps you knew that Ronald Reagan was the longest living U.S. president. This Sunday Gerald Ford will beat that record. He'll be 93 years, 121 days old, passing by one day the age President Reagan was when he died. He has had health issues beyond his bumps and stumbles satirized by comedian Chevy Chase back in the ‘70s. And from his home here in California, President Ford put out a statement: I thank God for the gift of every sunrise. This is MORNING EDITION.
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