Senator's wife; battled cancer and her husband's infidelity.
She was exposed to death early, as many of her friends' fathers were killed in combat.
She influenced her husband to be more open-minded, even making him reevaluate his stance on gay marriage and the war in Iraq.
Married to 2004 U.S. Democratic vice-presidential nominee John Edwards from 1977 to 2010.
She was the wife of John Edwards.