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Hillary Clinton steps down as US Secretary of State

clintonAfter over three decades in public service, Hilary Clinton has gracefully bowed out. The 65 year old former US First Lady stepped down as Secretary of State at the US State Department today after four years. Senator John Kerry succeeds her.

Hilary battled ill health in the last few months. From a nasty stomach virus, to exhaustion, severe dehydration, fall and a concussion that led to brief hospitalization when doctors discovered a blood clot near her brain.

Over the past 30 years, Hilary has served as the first lady of a state – Arkansas, the first lady of the country, a senator and Secretary of state. She was the first wife of a U.S. president to serve in a presidential cabinet and she traveled to more countries than any other secretary of state before her.112 countries

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Posted by on February 2, 2013. Filed under WORLD. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

5 Responses to Hillary Clinton steps down as US Secretary of State

  1. Air Mukwai_ Reply

    February 3, 2013 at 12:26 am

    Good for her health but some african leaders could not step down even if they have remained with a fraction of a second to live.

  2. jerai Reply

    February 3, 2013 at 9:11 am

    Let her rest,she has done a lot in the public service.

  3. Balwite Reply

    February 4, 2013 at 8:57 am

    Great woman! She has worked for mankind let the African leaders emulate her . Thanks Hillary

  4. CNP-4U Reply

    February 4, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    when you are unwell..step aside..whats wrong with African presidents..?

  5. ma rubbish Reply

    February 7, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    Ukwa…hello,r you there?!!!

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