Obscure Obits
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Obscure Obits

Sarah Onyango Obama

c. 1922 — March 29, 2021

Credit: firstpost.com

Why

The obvious reason would be that she was President Barack Obama’s step-grandmother. But there’s more to it than that.

She rose from a childhood of poverty and no opportunities for education and became an internationally-recognized philanthropist who helped hundreds of Kenyan children — especially girls — get an education to better…

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I wish I had known about these interesting people before they had died. Let’s share in the life of those lesser-known heroes I randomly discover have recently passed away.

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