Topic: North-Carolina

A North Carolinian Says Goodbye to Elizabeth Edwards

A North Carolinian Says Goodbye to Elizabeth Edwards

Elizabeth Edwards has passed away after a long battle with breast cancer. Although I never met Elizabeth, I was proud to share a home state with her. I wasn’t the hugest fan of her husband, but I was upset with him more for leaving his Senate seat vacant and free for a Republican candidate to take years before the stories of his infidelity came to light.

So often, I struggle to find a place to live between my traditional Southern roots and the feminist womanhood I’ve embraced. Elizabeth Edwards was the exact kind of Southern woman I’d like to be – strong, smart, devoted to her family, and resilient. More »