American Hero Elizabeth Edwards,61, Dies Today Losing Her Courageous Battle Against Breast Cancer…She Was A Popular Political Icon Wed To A Terrible Lying Husband…
Less than a day after releasing a statement announcing to the world that she was in the final stages of her mortal battle with cancer, and that any further treatment would be futile, Elizabeth Edwards lost her life and her long battle with breast cancer, and succumbed today at the age of 61.(Source)
She was the estranged wife of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, who publicly embarrassed and humiliated her by openly conducting a torrid sexual affair with a jump-off who he got pregnant with his child.(MSNBC)
He even went as far as to lie about the affair, involve his friends and confidante’s, all while his wife, poor Elizabeth, had to be strong amongst the indignity, while in a fight for her life against this insidious disease that has robbed the world of way too many gifted and vital women and men.(People)
It is being reported that Ms. Edwards’s family had gathered around her in her final hours, including her husband, who moved back to help care for her and their two young children, after having moved out as a result of his infidelity.(Huffpo)
Edwards was first diagnosed with cancer during the presidential campaign of 2004, and had been in remission until a bad diagnosis in 2007.(Fox)
Worldwide, breast cancer comprises 10.4% of all cancer among women.(Source)
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women today (after lung cancer) and is the most common cancer among women, excluding non-melanoma skin cancers.(Source)
She bravely fought her battle while supporting her husbands presidential bid, and the public will never forget her.
Elizabeth Edwards was a symbol of dignity, strength and bravery to many battling cancer in our world, and she brought confidence and resilience to many who are suffering along with her.
Elizabeth Edwards,1949-2010…Her battle is over, but she will never be forgotten…may she Rest in Peace!!!