Monday, November 03, 2008

Breaking News::: Obama's Grandmother Madelyn Dunham just died.....Say a Prayer for her, she helped raise Our Next President...


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Madelyn Dunham, Obama's wonderful grandmother has died, she passed away after a long battle with Cancer.....Say a prayer and light some candles for this remarkable woman.....So sad she did not get to see her grandson get elected....( click the title it is a post about grandmothers and "Tut").
Song is by a Hawaiian....."Somewhere Over the Rainbow" - Israel Kamakawiwo Ole'

( I just got home from Early Voting, and this story was on TV....I will blog on Early Voting later....too sad right now about his grandmother....Early voting was beautiful, historic, inspiring...)
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8PM Update::: ( ABC News)
Obama's Grandmother's Absentee Ballot will be Counted by State of Hawaii
November 03, 2008 8:21 PM

ABC News' Tahman Bradley, Rigel Anderson and Arnab Datta Report:

While Sen. Barack Obama's late grandmother Madelyn Dunham will not live to see the outcome of this historic election, her 2008 vote will count.Hawaii Chief Elections Officer Kevin Cronin told ABC News this evening that the absentee ballot cast by Dunham before she passed away will count. Cronin said Dunham's absentee ballot was received on October 27 and found to meet the requirements of a valid absentee ballot and will therefore be counted with the rest of the state's ballots tomorrow.
Obama learned that his grandmother lost her battle with cancer early Monday. She was 86.

11 comments:

okjimm said...

Bummer. She only needed one more day.

Great song.

enigma4ever said...

Okjimm....
so so sad....so sad....the timing took my breath away...I literally walked in...after spending all day early voting...and I turned on the TV- it was the first story I saw....I was at the Obama rally here in Cleveland- andI was with a group and we talked about Obama and his grandmother...and how important grandmothers like that are in raising a good man,we had chills when we talked about it........sigh..

but maybe it is best that Obama have one more angel on his shoulder...and one more angel looking out for this country...she raised a great man...

susanmig said...

peace and love for Barack, Michelle and the girls.

susanmig said...

peace and love for Barack, Michelle and the girls.

Hairball said...

Crap! I had hope that she would last till after the election.

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Fran said...

Sorry to hear it, but also so glad Obama took the time to go visit her.

I hope the election results will have her cheering from heaven!

Blueberry said...

Very, very sad. So glad that he took the time to go and see her.

D.K. Raed said...

She knows, I have to believe that she knows he is our next prez! What a remarkable woman.

enigma4ever said...

I am with you DK...I think she knew that her work was done - it was okay to leave....and like I said...we know that he will have her as his angel on his shoulder...and looking out for all of us...

;-)

Blueberry....it is so good that he went to see her....

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