Grandmother Of Obama Dies Just Before Election Day

November 4, 2008

The grandmother of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, Madelyn Dunham, has passed away just before election day...........Washington (ChattahBox) – The grandmother of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, Madelyn Dunham, has passed away just before election day.

The 86-year old Dunham is the grandmother of Sen. Barack Obama will unfortunately be unable to watch her son possibly make history if he is elected president of the United States.

She passed away late Sunday evening in Hawaii after a long battle with Cancer.

Barack Obama made the announcement of her death on Monday on the eve of Election Day.

Obama announced during a campaign rally “She has gone home.  She died peacefully in her sleep with my sister at her side, so there’s great joy instead of tears.”

Obama found out about the death of his grandmother on Monday morning.  She was a major player in his life, raising him through his teen years.


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