"more worried about paying her medical bills than getting well."
( A terrible indictment of the American Health Care System - I knock our British "socialist" healthcare system, but it would never have happened here - if Prince or Pauper turns up at my consulting room, I can send either to best hospitals in London, free of charge & everything always paid for by govt. )
Win or lose, it's terrible for him not have had this quite extraordinary woman not have at least seen him at this time.
Also, I dearly hope his grandma survives for another 2 weeks, as it would be absolutely terrible if he had no maternal ancestors at all to see his possible triumph ( I'm quite biased - what do you expect ( ? ) I'm from Kenya )
Interesting links to his ancestors :
( My father ( who was a policeman in Kenya until '69 ) told me an interesting story about the politics of Kenya in late '60s which does shed some light on Obama senior's catastrophic later life, but that's another post )