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If Obama Had a Mother, Would She Look Like Louise Sollowin?


We don’t yet have a photo of  Louise A. Sollowin; but we do know that, like Stanley Ann Dunham, she was a mother who was beloved by her family.

Louise Sollowin spent 50 years helping her sister fire up the oven at Orsi’s Italian Bakery [in Nebraska], where her love of the family business kept her going well into her 80s.

Sollowin baked and cleaned, chatting almost exclusively in Italian with her sister, Frances Orsi, whose husband, Claudio, ran the bakery for decades. Sollowin’s husband, Joe, did the books.

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