President of the United States http://michiganradio.org en Ford at 100 http://michiganradio.org/post/ford-100 <p>Michigan celebrates what would have been President Gerald R. Ford's 100th birthday this weekend.</p><p></p><p>Ford grew up in Grand Rapids and attended the University of Michigan in his youth.</p><p></p><p>Jim Kratsas is the Deputy Director at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids. He says the late president's legacy is known around his native Michigan.</p><p></p><p>“It's a time to celebrate Michigan's favorite son,” says Kratsas.</p><p></p><p>He says the late president was also deeply involved in the local community.</p><p></p> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 15:59:00 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13519 at http://michiganradio.org Ford at 100