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President Ford

Ford was true blue

Michael Rosenberg, Detroit Free Press

Twelve years ago, the University of Michigan retired No. 48. It had belonged to the center for the 1934 Wolverines, Gerald R. Ford Jr. Ford was asked where this honor stacked up against his more notable accomplishments. “Of course, it was great to be sworn in as President of the United States,” Ford said. “But on a personal level, this is as meaningful to me.” That sounds ridiculous. But anybody who knew Ford would say he meant it… continue

Ford was Always a Wolverine

Matt Calkins, Riverside P-E

Long before Gerald R. Ford occupied the seat in the center of the United States political realm, he was crouched in a stance in the center of the Michigan Wolverines’ offensive line. And long after the 38th president stepped out of the Oval Office, he was still immersed in Michigan Blue, frequently attending games, stepping into huddles during practice and locking himself in his den whenever his Wolverines were on television… continue

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2 responses

  1. Cool! I enjoyed the Ford facts. Thnx

    December 29, 2006 at 9:54 am

  2. tim

    Well, here’s one that I just saw today for you too.

    December 29, 2006 at 9:59 am

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