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Day In Pictures 7-9-11
This October 28, 2000 file photo shows former US president Gerald R. Ford and his wife Betty Ford during a cocktail party at the Carousel of Hope, a star-studded gala benefitting childhood diabetes, in Beverly Hills. Former US First Lady Betty Ford died July 7, 2011 at the age of 93, drawing tributes for her inspiring role notably in helping treat drug and alcohol addicts at her California-based health center. The widow of president Gerald Ford, who died in 2006, was also hailed for campaigning for breast cancer awareness and was outspoken on women's rights issues.