Elizabeth Edwards Dies At 61

December 8th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
Elizabeth EdwardsDec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The best selling author and estranged wife of former US senator John Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards passed away at her home on Tuesday leaving her friends and family mourn for her death. Previously her family released a statement where it was stated that doctors have already said that her cancer has reached the final stage and any treatment would be unproductive. Even the author took to her social networking site to express her feelings to the world during her last days.

Massachusetts U.S. Sen. John Kerry expressed his condolence at the unfortunate death of the best selling author. He remembered Elizabeth Edwards as the incredibly loving and devoted mother as she has become an inspiration to everyone who are fighting with cancer. Even US President Barack Obama said that Elizabeth Edwards’ grace and fortitude would remain as a source of inspiration to everyone. He also added that other people would have given up in the face of such an adversity or would have turned inward but Elizabeth Edward endured everything and managed to live her life with dignity. Elizabeth Edwards was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 during the final days of her husband’s presidential campaign. Though she was treated by the doctors but the cancer again in 2007.

Elizabeth Edwards’ family released a statement after her death where it was stated that though they have lost the comfort of Elizabeth Edwards’ presence but she would remain in the heart of her family. Her family said that they love her and they would never meet or know anyone more inspiring than her in their lives. Elizabeth Edwards took to social networking site just a day before her sad demise where she expressed her love and gratitude to everyone who supported her in her difficult times.

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