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Man Offers 40 Goats And 20 Cows For Chelsea Clinton's Hand In Marriage, Hillary Calls It "Very Kind" (VIDEO)

*Scroll down for video of the man who made the offer*

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A Kenyan man's offer of 40 goats and 20 cows for Chelsea Clinton's hand in marriage may still be on the table - and Hillary Rodham Clinton has promised to convey the "very kind offer" to her daughter.

To laughter at a town hall meeting Thursday in Kenya, CNN's Fareed Zakaria asked the U.S. Secretary of State if the Clintons had made a decision on the dowry offer. In 2000, a Kenyan man wrote to then-president Bill Clinton offering the animals in accordance with African tradition.

After a pause, Clinton said, "My daughter is her own person, very independent, so I will convey this very kind offer."

Clinton has denied rumors that her daughter, 29, is planning to get married this summer.

(Fareed Zakaria asks Secretary Clinton about the dowry at 0:35):

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