GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - To honor President Gerald R. Ford's 100th birthday, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation's board of trustees, his friends and members of his cabinet will join President Ford's children as they pay tribute to the legacy of "Grand Rapids' Favorite Son."
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for a feature exhibition at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will take place on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The exhibit draws from the museum's collection as well as the Gerald R. Ford Library in Ann Arbor, the Grand Rapids Public Library and the Grand Rapids Public Museum. All day Tuesday, the museum will be open for free to the public and birthday cake will be served throughout the day.
eightWest corespondent, Joy Walczak, Skyped with President Ford's son, Steven, regarding the new exhibit and his father's legacy.
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