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Her private life was out for the whole world to see, hear, and read about. Through Elizabeth Edwards ordeal, she held on to the ideals that faith, family, and marriage are based upon.

"Today we have lost the comfort of Elizabeth's presence but, she remains the heart of this family, the family said in a statement. "We love her and will never know anyone more inspiring or full of life. On behalf of Elizabeth we want to express our gratitude to the thousands of kindred spirits who moved and inspired her along the way. Your support and prayers touched our entire family."
Now may she find the peace she didn't seem to have here on earth. A strong woman she was.