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UNIVERSITY PARK -- Tom Ridge, who was named the nation's first Homeland Security secretary in the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, was a VIP guest at the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

"I think his legacy, in terms of dealing with the global scourge of terrorism; accountability in education; his commitment to just service generally is something that all of us gathered today are very proud to be in association with thousands of people that will celebrate his presidency," Ridge said.

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