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Elizabeth Edwards
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Edwards in Reno, Nevada, July 14, 2007
Born
Mary Elizabeth Anania

(1949-07-03)July 3, 1949
Died December 7, 2010(2010-12-07) (aged 61)
Cause of death Metastatic breast cancer
Nationality American
Occupation Attorney
Spouse(s) John Edwards
(m. 1977–2010; her death)
Children Wade (1979–1996)
Cate (born 1982)
Emma Claire (born 1998)
Jack (born 2000)

Elizabeth Anania Edwards (born Mary Elizabeth Anania; July 3, 1949 – December 7, 2010) was an American author, health care activist and attorney. She was married to John Edwards, a United States Senator from North Carolina and a former vice-presidential nominee.

Edwards was born in Jacksonville, Florida. She died from breast cancer at age 61, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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