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Spectrum Health hosts Candid Conversations with Amy Robach, Susan Ford Bales

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 10-09-2014 under NEWS

Women in the U.S. have a one in eight chance of developing breast cancer during their lifetime, and yet Karen Brink, a 27-year breast cancer survivor, remembers a time when breast cancer wasn’t openly discussed. “Nobody talked about it...

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Former First Lady to visit Grand Rapids to commemorate Betty Ford

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 04-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On April 8, Rosalynn Carter will be visiting Grand Rapids for a luncheon titled “America’s First Ladies: A Journey of Friendship.” At the luncheon, Carter will speak about her close, personal friendship with Betty Ford. Steve Ford...

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Overcoming ignorance: the counter-protest against hate speech in Grand Rapids

by (scott warren)

Submitted 07-13-2011 under OPINION

Westboro Baptist Church has announced their intent to be present for the funeral of former First Lady Betty Ford at Grace Episcopal Church on Thursday, July 14th 2011. The Westboro Baptist Church is known for picketing high profile funerals of...

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