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Restaurant Owner Serves President Obama Breakfast, Dies

Ann Harris was “ecstatic” to meet the president.

The owner of the Ohio restaurant where President Barack Obama breakfasted this morning died later today.

Josephine “Ann” Harris, 70, the owner of Ann’s place, was pronounced dead at 11:18 a.m., after complaning of “fatigue and a tingling feeling,” the Akron Beacon Journal reported.

“I’m sure this was her highlight,” her sister, Frankie Adkins, told the paper. “She loved Obama.”

The Beacon Journal described Harris as “ecstatic” in an interview with the paper just afte the visit.

Obama had a breakfast of two eggs over easy, bacon, wheat toast and grits at Ann’s Place this morning.

The president called Harris’ family from Air Force One after her death.

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