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Car enthusiasts celebrate Henry Ford's birthday

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

On Tuesday, car-lovers honored one of America's most iconic business figures, Henry Ford. 

In honor of the 150th birthday of Ford Motor Company's late founder, the auto giant and all ten metro Phoenix-area dealerships offered free cupcakes, along with a display of vintage cars.

Sanderson Ford Museum joins in on the celebrations. Matthew Kimmerle, a sales manager at Sanderson Ford hailed Ford as a visionary pioneer of technology.

"Henry Ford entered the automobile industry to build a car for the masses," he said. "His model-T was built on the idea that everybody could own a car and be able to enjoy the country."

The company celebrated the occasion Tuesday and throughout the whole year from the company's Dearborn, Michigan headquarters to dealers in Asia.

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