Black People Politics : Obama's grandmother passes November 3, 2008

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    http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1108/Obamas_grandmother_dies.html

    November 03, 2008
    Categories: Barack Obama
    Obama's grandmother dies

    One day before the election.

    A statement from Obama and his sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng:

    It is with great sadness that we announce that our grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, has died peacefully after a battle with cancer. She was the cornerstone of our family, and a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, strength, and humility. She was the person who encouraged and allowed us to take chances. She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and left this world with the knowledge that her impact on all of us was meaningful and enduring. Our debt to her is beyond measure.

    Our family wants to thank all of those who sent flowers, cards, well-wishes, and prayers during this difficult time. It brought our grandmother and us great comfort. Our grandmother was a private woman, and we will respect her wish for a small private ceremony to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation to any worthy organization in search of a cure for cancer.
     
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    yes this looks accurate

    his destiny awaits

    my condolences to the Obama family
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa!

    Stay strong Barack, just one more day!

     
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