Gerald Ford, adopted son, Grand Rapids native and UM Football star returned home today. After flying from Andrews Air Force Base near Washington DC, he was flown over the Big House (University of Michigan Stadium) and landed in Grand Rapids at Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
After a brief ceremony that included yet another 21 gun salute, he was taken to his Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum where he lies tonight as thousands of common citizens wait to walk by and pay respects. Along the motorcade route, thousands lined the way including construction workers, veterans, Boy Scouts and citizens from all walks of life.
The final road approaching his museum and intended final resting place was lined with 200 Eagle Scouts from the Gerald R. Ford Boy Scout Council in full uniform who saluted his hearse as it processed by.
Tonight the family of the former President again stepped out of their private space and began greeting the people who took the time to stop by the and remember the President.
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