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Prior to her speech last night at the exclusive Grand Rapids Economic Club,  Hillary visited the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum.   She arrived in the city early in order to take the tour,  according to Zane McMillin of Michigan News.

Hillary Clinton pays 1st ever visit to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

By Zane McMillin

hillary clinton grand rapids.jpgBy Zane McMillin Hillary Clinton addresses a crowd of 2,200 at the Economic Club of Grand Rapids’ 26th Annual Dinner on Monday, June 18.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Hillary Clinton remembers meeting then-U.S. Rep. Gerald R. Ford and his wife, Betty, during her 1968 summer internship with the House Republican conference.

Now, some 45 years later, Clinton said she now sees the root of Ford’s diligence and humility after visiting his presidential museum for the first time Monday.

Seeing “where it all started, the values that he learned, the lessons that were imparted in his family and his church, his work experience, was very touching to me,” Clinton said Monday night to a crowd of 2,200 at the Economic Club of Grand Rapids’ annual dinner.

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