Basically, if you are interested in service, you can be a Lion— even if you happen to be famous. Celebrity Lions include Edmund Hillary of the Remuera Lions Club in New Zealand; Amelia Earhart, an honorary member of the New York City Lions Club; Admiral Richard Byrd of the Washington D.C. Lions Club; Jimmy Carter of the Plains Lions Club in Georgia; Gerald Ford of the Grand Rapids Lions Club in Michigan; honorary member Helen Keller; Larry Bird of the French Lick West Baden Lions Club in Indiana; Roberto Clemente of the Carolina Country Club Lions Club in Puerto Rico; Johnny Rutherford of the River Oaks Lions Club in Texas; and Chester Gould of the Woodstock Lions Club in Illinois.
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