06 May '11, 9pm

Ann Dunham - In Praise Of Barack Obama's Unconventional Mother: Barack Obama's mother has been known variously a...

Ann Dunham - In Praise Of Barack Obama's Unconventional Mother: Barack Obama's mother has been known variously a...

Barack Obama's mother has been known variously as "a white anthropologist from Kansas" and "a single mother on food stamps" and "the woman who died of cancer while fighting with her insurance company at the end of her life." A Singular Woman But in reading Janny Scott's new biography of Stanley Ann Dunham, A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother , a much more complicated picture emerges. This is a story that many of us mothers will be able to relate to, as we read of the painful decisions this young woman was forced to make under difficult circumstances, as she sought to raise her son in the very best way possible. Scott was recently interviewed by Terri Gross on NPR's "Fresh Air," and here's what she had to say: "I find her absolutely fascinating. She was a thoroughly unconventional person who dared to do things that many of us don't even try to do now...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/womens-rights/blog/ann-dunham...

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