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Christmas In Hawaii: The Obamas Say Goodbye to “Toot”

On Tuesday, President-Elect Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, his sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, and several other friends and family members attended a ceremony in honor of Obama and Soetoro-Ng’s grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, whom they called Toot.

After a service at the First Unitarian Church, her ashes were scattered at a seaside memorial in Honolulu. (Photos from Associated Press and Reuters)

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6 thoughts on “Christmas In Hawaii: The Obamas Say Goodbye to “Toot”

  1. Pat says:

    My favorite story about Madelyn Dunham is that she wanted to be called Toot because she tought she was still too young to called Granny. Made realize, she was only 38 years old when her grandson was born!

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