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President Gerald Ford

Today in the Word, Moody Bible Institute, January, 1992, p.32

When former President Gerald Ford visited Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma several years ago, he had breakfast with some student leaders. As one of the students stepped out of an elevator, her heel caught on the carpet and she crashed into Ford. She repeatedly apologized as he helped her to her feet, but the former president smiled sympathetically.

"Don't worry, young lady," he said. "I understand perfectly."