Betty Ford obituary

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We'll Miss You, Betty Ford

Admirers remember a brave and down-to-earth first lady

(Newser) - What more can be said about a first lady who talked on CB radio in the '70s under the handle First Mama? Plenty. Some highlights of the coverage of Betty Ford's death :
  • Eleanor Swift, Daily Beast : "She was a regular person who just happened to live in
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Betty Ford Dead at 93

Gerald Ford's widow helped found the Betty Ford Center

(Newser) - Betty Ford has died at the age of 93, with her family at her bedside. CNN did not have additional details. From 1974 to 1977, she served as the first lady to President Gerald Ford, but she made headlines a year after leaving the White House when she announced she... More »

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