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Betty Ford is dead at 93, founded addiction center

Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Ford died Friday evening with family at her bedside, according to a family member. Elaine Didier, the director of the Grand Rapids, Mich., museum, confirmed Ford's death to CNN. No other details were immediately available. Condolences began pouring in soon after news broke about her death. Nancy Reagan, the widow of late President Ronald Reagan, called Ford "an inspiration to so many through her efforts to educate women about breast cancer and her wonderful...