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Meet ‘Mama Kaye’ Wilson: Obama Girls’ Godmother, Marian Robinson’s Travel Companion (PHOTO)

This week’s Chicago Tribune has an illuminating look at Eleanor Kaye Wilson a.k.a. “Mama Kaye” — a close friend of the Obama family and Sasha and Malia’s godmother.We first heard of Mama Kaye back in 2009, when she was named to the Presiden…

This week’s Chicago Tribune has an illuminating look at Eleanor Kaye Wilson a.k.a. “Mama Kaye” — a close friend of the Obama family and Sasha and Malia’s godmother.

We first heard of Mama Kaye back in 2009, when she was named to the President’s Commission on White House Fellows. HuffPost blogger Carol Felsenthal wrote at the time:

Ms. Kaye’s bio on the White House press release describes her as an educator whose work has included stints at DePaul University’s School for New Learning and at the Chicago City Colleges system, “where she developed … a welfare-to-work education and training program for General Assistance participants.”
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