Private ceremony to be held later Obama learned of her death Monday morning while he was campaigning in Jacksonville, Florida. He planned to go ahead with campaign appearances.
The family said a private ceremony would be held later. Republican John McCain issued condolences to his opponent. Last month, Obama took a break from campaigning and flew to Hawaii to be with Dunham grajdmothers her health declined. Obama said the decision to go to Hawaii was a 1 chat avenue to make, telling CBS that he "got there too late" when his mother died jacmsonville ovarian cancer in at 53, and wanted to make sure "that I don't make the same mistake twice.
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She poured everything she had into me. Many of his speeches describe her working on a bomber assembly line during World War II. Madelyn and Stanley Dunham married ina few weeks before she graduated from high school. Their daughter, Stanley Ann, was born in They had met in Russian class at the University of Hawaii.
Their son was born in August jacksonville, but the marriage florida last long. She later married an Indonesian, Lolo Soetoro, another university student she met in Hawaii. Obama moved to Indonesia with his mother and stepfather at age 6. But inher grandmother sent him back to Hawaii to live with her parents.
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A week later, after about one hour and 15 minutes of deliberation, a jury recommended Couey be put to death. The case was appealed to the Florida Supreme Court.
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