Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Dying before the light

But she must have breathed her last proud and happy at the epic accomplishments her grandson, win or lose, has chalked up in this election and all across America. Rest in peace, Madelyn Payne Dunham. And thank you for role-modeling the rock that is now Barack Obama.

This undated photo provided by the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., shows his maternal grandparents Stanley and Madelyn Dunham during World War II. A day before the presidential election, Sen. Barack Obama announced the death Monday, Nov. 3, 2008 of his grandmother, who helped raise him and who he praised as the cornerstone of his family. (AP Photo/Obama Presidential Campaign/YahooNews)

Barack Obama (C) is seen posing with his maternal grandparents Stanley and Madelyn Dunham in New York City in an undated family snapshot from the 1980's released by his presidential campaign in 2008. Obama announced Monday on the eve of election day, that the grandmother who brought him up had died, aged 86. (AFP/Obama for America/YahooNews)

1 comment:

TheBachelorGirl said...

I sincerely hope Obama wins. That will be a great tribute to his grandmother.

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