Barack Obama‘s grandmother has passed away with one day left before the election, reports the Washington Post.

A release from Obama and his sister read: “It is with great sadness that we announce that our grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, has died peacefully after a battle with cancer.  She was the cornerstone of our family, and a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, strength, and humility.”

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Peter Fray

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