Elizabeth Edwards was many things: an accomplished lawyer, a mother who had lost her oldest son, and a political wife. But it wasn't until she announced that she had been diagnosed with cancer that she became a public figure in her own right.
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Elizabeth Edwards lost her son Wade when he was 16. She is living with terminal cancer. She has been through two presidential campaigns. Now she is, very publicly, coming to terms with her husband’s infidelity. What it takes to get through these tough times is the subject of her new book: Resilience: Reflections on the Burdens and Gifts of Facing Life's Adversities. Elizabeth Edwards joins The Takeaway to discuss the message of her book and her decision to write it.
Here's Elizabeth Edwards on Oprah:
Everyone recycles, right? Well, there's talk of some New York City public schools that are not separating their trash at all. We look at whether a city department is skirting its civic duty. Also, Elizabeth Edwards is being dubbed the vice presidential candidate for her presidential hopeful husband. We’ll ask ...