Ohio Restaurant Owner Dies Hours After Hosing President Obama
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Ohio Restaurant Owner Dies Hours After Hosing President Obama

Akron : OH : USA | Jul 07, 2012 at 5:32 AM PDT
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Cafe owner dies hours after President Obama visits

Mistress of the restaurant "Ann's Place" owner in Akron, Ohio whose died after U.S. President Barack Obama visited her restaurant .

Josephine "Ann" Harris, 70,owner of Ann's Place 24-Hour Restaurant who hosted President Obama for breakfast on Friday where the president ate bacon and eggs and wheat toast with company three Tire employees who work at a local factory

As noted, Obama spent about 20 minutes at the restaurant and Josephine Ann Harris personally served the president and was extremely excited and she had hugged Obama and posed with him for photographs, shortly after Obama left her family diner Harris complained of chest pain and fatigue She was taken by ambulance to Akron General Medical Center,According to preliminary data, the cause of her death was a heart attack.

According to Washington Post , White House press secretary Jay Carney said Obama later called Harris’ daughter Wilma Parsons from Air Force and expressed his condolences . "It was a very sad event. He was honored to meet (Harris) this morning and passed on his feeling that the whole family is in his thoughts and prayers.”

"I'm sure this was her highlight," Harris' sister, Frankie Adkins of Tulsa, Oklahoma, told the Akron Beacon Journal newspaper.

Barack Obama went to Akron in the election bus tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania which he visited several restaurants to dine and talk with the locals.

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