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Obama's Grandmother Dies

Just one day before her grandson might be elected the President of the United States, Barack Obama's grandmother has died of cancer.

"She was the cornerstone of our family, and a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, strength, and humility," said a statement fromObama and his sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, on Monday.

"She was the person who encouraged and allowed us to take chances. She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and left this world with the knowledge that her impact on all of us was meaningful and enduring. Our debt to her is beyond measure."

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