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Elizabeth Edwards' cancer returns

Elizabeth Edwards' cancer returns
Determination and courage are two words commonly used to describe Elizabeth Edwards. The announcement made last week that Elizabeth's cancer has returned is sad news indeed, but only illuminated what strong character and resolve this woman possesses. Mrs. Edwards has proclaimed, along side her husband Presidential candidate John Edwards that this disease will not force them to abandon the cause that they both believe in so passionately.

Elizabeth believes in this country and in herself. Nothing will stop her from fighting for what she holds dear. She has dealt with long, hard battles before in her life including the death of their son, Wade. She continuously takes these trials head on and does not back down. She knows more hard times are ahead both with her battle with cancer and the tolls of a Presidential campaign, but her belief in herself, her family, and her country inspire her to keep fighting and in turn, she inspires us as well.



Does Elizabeth Edwards inspire you or do you feel that the Edwards should pull out of the Presidential campaign?

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  • specialtylines By specialtylines
    05.09.07  

    I had the pleasure of attending Ted Koppel's Town Hall Meeting, "Living with Cancer" May 6, 2007. Elizabeth Edwards was one of panelist that spoke of her experience of being a cancer survivor. She was clear about her commitment to fight her cancer and she expects her doctors to leave no stone unturned to find the most effective treatment. Mrs Edward's grace and courage is truly admirable. As a cancer suvivor I know how difficult it is to face the disease the first time. It takes a very couragious person to make the journey again. I am hoping for all the best for her and that she beats the disease

  • CNICOLAI By CNICOLAI
    05.10.07  

    Having breast cancer, I can't see her fighting that battle and still standing by her husband running. It takes every last bit of energy to handle the drugs and recovery. He is young, wait till she gets better. I wish he well. This is the biggest reason why I will not call myself a survivor. It can come back at any time.

  • bsdriver179 By bsdriver179
    05.10.07  

    I think that she is a very brave woman. And that they have the right to make what ever dicision that they feel is the right one. I guess they think that he has something that the country needs right now. I wish them both all the luck.

  • missy1954 By missy1954
    05.10.07  

    She is a very brave woman. They do love our country and if she wants to be there for her husband,then we should respect her wishes. May God Bless Them Both!

  • CMCHILDERS By CMCHILDERS
    09.15.10  

    She is a very brave Woman that deserves better!

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