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See the Times' Ernest Hooper's grandmother featured on CNN



Columnist Ernest Hooper wrote a poignant column this morning in the St. Petersburg Times about seeing his 106-year-old grandmother highlighted during President-elect Barack Obama's acceptance speech on Tuesday.

And it all kicked off with a profile that CNN put together on this amazing woman, who is friends with Atlanta's mayor and still finds a way to stay active enough that she wasn't home when Obama first called her after seeing the CNN story.

Here's the piece that got Obama involved:


[Last modified: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 2:52pm]


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