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Old 11-13-2006, 01:09 PM   #1
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Ford Oldest Living President

http://www.abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=2648293

Edged Reagan out yesterday. Broke the record of 93 yrs - 121 days
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:39 PM   #2
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In the eary 80's my aunt walked right up to Mr. Ford and gave him a hug in an airport gift shop. She paid no attention at all to the three guys with there fingers in ther ears.

I just watched from afar.

No one was taken down.
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:46 PM   #3
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Whew, he's almost as old as Cappy!
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:46 PM   #4
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My mom (a Democrat) took me to see Ford in Charlotte when he
was stumping in 75 against Carter (I guess)...anyway, I was about
11 years old, and there was a roped off section, and we crowded in
with everyone. I couldn't see anything, and my mom said "Here he
comes!" so I stuck my hand out and someone shook it.


I've never been the same.
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:49 PM   #5
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[quote="Captain Morgan"]My mom (a Democrat) took me to see Ford in Charlotte when he
was stumping in 75 against Carter (I guess)...anyway, I was about
11 years old, and there was a roped off section, and we crowded in
with everyone. I couldn't see anything, and my mom said "Here he
comes!" so I stuck my hand out and someone shook it.


I've never been the same.[/quote]

That's because that wasn't a hand you were shaking!
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:51 PM   #6
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:53 PM   #7
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Ford?

I have a letter he wrote to me on his Presidential letterhead, seal and all.

It was for Drug Prevention Programs I provided many years ago as an Eagle Scout like he was.

He is a good man.

Smoke On!!!!!
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Old 11-13-2006, 02:10 PM   #8
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I did an event where he spoke in the 80's. The secret service detail jokingly stated to us that they didnt even want a paitined line between his entrance and the lectern, he might really trip.
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Old 11-13-2006, 02:57 PM   #9
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Quote:
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I did an event where he spoke in the 80's. The secret service detail jokingly stated to us that they didnt even want a paitined line between his entrance and the lectern, he might really trip.
Now that's funny!!!!! [smilie=a_rolling.gif]
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He drove down the highway in front of my house when I was kid. Top down on the car My Mom has a pic of it.
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