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A military honor guard places the casket of former first lady Betty Ford onto a lift for transfer to a US Air Force C-32 for a flight to Grand Rapids, Mich., at Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Sprngs, Calif., Wednesday, July 13.
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The casket carrying former US first lady Betty Ford is loaded onto an United State Air Force plane as family members watch (L) at Palm Springs International Airport, California, July 13, where it will be flown to Grand Rapids, Michigan. Betty Ford, who was the wife of the late former US President Gerald Ford, started the Betty Ford Clinic for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. She died at the age of 93 and will be buried next to her husband in Michigan.
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People check the runway for foreign objects as part of the FOD team (Foreign Object Detection) prior to the lift-off of the US Air Force carrying the casket of former US first lady Betty Ford, July 13.
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