GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - April 8, 2013 would have marked the First Lady Betty Ford's 95th birthday. To mark the occasion, former First Ladies, Barbara and Laura Bush, and First Daughter, Susan Ford Bales, are in Grand Rapids for a luncheon and symposium to celebrate.
Susan Ford Bales visited eightWest to talk about the event and her sponsorship of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford which will be officially christened in 2013, which is also the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Gerald Ford.
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