Elizabeth and John Edwards on their wedding day.
Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C. hugs their son Jack on stage after he was too embarrassed to talk in Ames, Iowa Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.
Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic Presidential hopeful John Edwards, speaks about her recurrence of cancer during a news conference in Chapel Hill, N.C., Thursday, March 22, 2007. Edwards will continue his campaign for the presidency.
Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., holding his daughter Emma, 4, stands with his wife Elizabeth, holding their son Jack, 2, and his daughter Cate, 19, at left, as he begins to tell a crowd gathered in the backyard of his home in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Jan 1, 2003, about his plans to form an exploratory committee to run for president.
Former Sen. John Edwards, right, and son Wade, are shown in this 1995 photo. Wade was killed in a car accident the following year.
Rielle Hunter, the bane of Elizabeth’s life.
Democratic presidential hopeful former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., and wife Elizabeth, left, arrive at the ABC News Democratic debate with supporters at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007.
Former Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) waves to the crowd with his family, daughters Cate (C) and Emma Claire (2nd-L), son Jack and wife Elizabeth after announcing that is he withdrawing from the Presidential Race on January 30, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Edwards bowed out of the race leaving Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) vying for the Democratic nomination.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Sen. John Edwards jokes with his wife Elizabeth (R) as she speaks to Iowa residents during a New Year?s Day campaign event the Friendship Haven retirement community January 1, 2008 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The Iowa caucuses are January 3, the earliest ever.
The spouses of 2008 presidential candidates pose with the First Lady of California, Maria Shriver, at the California Governor’s and First Lady’s Conference on Women October 23, 2007 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Pictured from left are Jeri Thompson, Cindy McCain, Michelle Obama, Ann Romney, Elizabeth Edwards and Maria Shriver.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator John Edwards (D-NC) arrives in Boston for the Democratic National Convention with his daughter Emma Claire, 6, in his arms, his wife Elizabeth who is holding their son Jack, 4, and followed by their daughter Cate, 22, July 27, 2004 in Boston, Massachusetts