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Elizabeth Edwards

The candidate's wife shows remarkable courage and grace in the face of cancer diagnosis.

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What do you do when you learn you have incurable cancer spreading in your body? Most people would pull the covers over their head and feel sorry for themselves, but Elizabeth Edwards insisted on continuing her work helping her husband become President of the United States. She inspired the press, bloggers, and the general public by saying "I don't look sickly, I don't feel sickly," and then continued her hectic schedule.

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