Ella Mae Johnson Dies At 106, One Year After Seeing Obama Sworn In

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Ella Mae Johnson, a 106-year-old African-American woman who attended President Obama's inauguration, died yesterday in a Cleveland nursing home. She got a book deal after NPR profiled her last year, and her memoir will be published next month. [AP, NPR]

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