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Henry Ford, born in Dearborn, Michigan, was an automobile production pioneer. He founded the Ford Motor Company in 1903 and introduced the moving assembly line in 1913. Ford revolutionized the auto industry by mass-producing vehicles that were priced within reach of the middle class Americans.

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