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Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton
Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton

Dorothy Howell Rodham, whose daughter is Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and whose son-in-law Bill Clinton was president of the United States, died Tuesday morning, the Clinton family announced. She was 92. Born in Chicago on June 4, 1919, Rodham died shortly after midnight in Washington, surrounded by her family. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had canceled a trip to London and Istanbul, Turkey, to be with her mother. “Her story was a quintessentially American one, largely because she wrote it herself,” her family said in a statement emailed to reporters. “She overcame abandonment and hardship as a young girl to become the remarkable woman she was...

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