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Obama's grandmother dies

Published:Monday | November 3, 2008 | 4:48 PM

a day before the democratic candidate Barrack Obama is to contest the presidential elections in the US, his grandmother has died. Maleyn Dunham lost her battle with cancer earlier today. She was 86 years old.

On October 24, Obama suspended his campaign to visit his grandmother in Hawaii.

Obama said although it was crucial period in the presidential race he was making time for the visit. He said he didn’t want to risk his grandmother dying before he said goodbye to her.