Gerald Ford made of junk.

Football Player Gerald Ford Made of Junk

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Michigan scrap metal dealer and artist Stuart Padnos built a larger-than-life Gerald Ford out of junk, a robotized version of the future President as he appeared in the 1930s, when he was the star center of the University of Michigan football team.

The sculpture was placed on the grounds of the Ford Presidential Museum in 2003, on Ford's 90th birthday. Ford was there for its dedication.

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Football Player Gerald Ford Made of Junk

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

Address:
303 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Directions:
The sculpture is next to the parking lot at the entrance to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.
Phone:
616-254-0400
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