In Hawaii died grandmother of Barack Obama

titleOn Monday in Hawaii at the age of 86 years died, the grandmother of presidential candidate Barack Obama, reports Reuters.As stated in the joint policy statement and his sister, Madeline Dunham was "the cornerstone of the family and a woman of "extraordinary dignity, strength and modesty". "She encouraged us and allowed us to take risks. She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and left this world with the knowledge that its impact on all of us was important and lasting. We are invaluable in debt to it", - quotes the statement of the Agency France Presse.Grandma helped raise Obama from the moment when he was 10 years old and his mother went to work in Indonesia. In October, the presidential candidate on a half day interrupted the election campaign to visit Dunham, recently discharged from the hospital.Dunham died of cancer, like Obama's mother, who died over ten years ago, AFP said. Source: Hawaii died grandmother of Barack Obama.

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