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Photo: Centennial tribute

MONDAY, FEB. 7, 2011

Happy birthday, Mr. President: Former first lady Nancy Reagan is helped on stage by Frederick J. Ryan Jr., center, Reagan Foundation chairman, as Marine Lt. Gen. George J. Flynn looks on after a wreath-laying ceremony Sunday at the memorial of her husband, former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, during the centennial birthday celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. The former first lady, 89, sang “Happy Birthday” with the Beach Boys as actors, musicians, former advisers and friends also paid tribute. About 1,500 attended. “I know that Ronnie would be thrilled,” she said. (Associated Press)
Happy birthday, Mr. President: Former first lady Nancy Reagan is helped on stage by Frederick J. Ryan Jr., center, Reagan Foundation chairman, as Marine Lt. Gen. George J. Flynn looks on after a wreath-laying ceremony Sunday at the memorial of her husband, former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, during the centennial birthday celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. The former first lady, 89, sang “Happy Birthday” with the Beach Boys as actors, musicians, former advisers and friends also paid tribute. About 1,500 attended. “I know that Ronnie would be thrilled,” she said. (Associated Press)

 

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