Friends Reacting To Death Of Elizabeth Edwards
President Obama says he and First Lady Michelle Obama are “deeply saddened” by the passing of Elizabeth Edwards.
The 61-year old Edwards died at her home after doctors recommended against further treatment for her spreading cancer. Edwards was married to former North Carolina Senator John Edwards, but the two were separated after his extramarital affair. In his statement, Obama said that through all she endured, “Elizabeth revealed a kind of fortitude and grace that will long remain a source of inspiration.”