KANSAS CITY, MO - FILE: President Gerald R. Ford and his wife Betty Ford wave to the crowd at the Republican National Convention August 19, 1976 in Kansas City, Missouri. The former first lady, who ... more 
KANSAS CITY, MO - FILE: President Gerald R. Ford and his wife Betty Ford wave to the crowd at the Republican National Convention August 19, 1976 in Kansas City, Missouri. The former first lady, who brought her own struggles with alcoholism and breast cancer into the public spotlight, died July 8, 2011, according to published reports. She was 93. (Photo by Karl Schumacher/Gerald R. Ford Library via Getty Images) less 
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