Betty Ford – RIP


Betty Ford, April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011

“…Betty Ford was the last first lady to live a normal life before being thrust into the White House. Unimaginable as it is today, when the Fords were the second family in the land they lived in a modest home in suburban Virginia.

In those days there was no vice presidential mansion, no legions of staff and security, no armies of lobbyists whose special interests affected every decision from where the first family vacationed to tax policy…” Read here: An Uncommon Woman


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