About GrannyD

Doris "Granny D" Haddock (January 24, 1910 – March 9, 2010) was an inspiration to all. After becoming a grandmother she became an American politician and liberal political activist .

 

Haddock achieved national fame when, between the age of 88 and 90, starting on January 1, 1999 and ending on February 29, 2000, she walked over 3,200 miles across the continental United States to advocate for campaign finance reform.

 

In 2004 she Granny D stood up against the odds of both age and finances and ran unsuccessfully as a Democratic challenger to Republican Judd Gregg for the U.S. Senate.

 

Haddock's walk across the country followed a southern route and took more than a year to complete, starting on January 1, 1999, in southern California and ending in Washington D.C. on February 29, 2000.

 

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