Speakers remember Betty Ford's love for family, those struggling

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Former first lady Betty Ford was remembered Tuesday as a woman whose disclosures about her personal battles showed courage and grace and brought encouragement to others.

A former president and first ladies present and past joined family members Tuesday afternoon at the first of two services for Ford.

Among those attending were former President George W. Bush, who escorted former first lady Nancy Reagan to a pew, and current first lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Hillary Clinton.

A military honor guard escorted Ford's casket, covered by a white shroud bearing a large blue cross....

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