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Elizabeth Edwards dies

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC/WBTV) - Elizabeth Edwards, 61, died on Tuesday from breast cancer, one day after her family told various news outlets that she was no longer undergoing treatment.

Doctors had told the ex-wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards that she should discontinue treatment and had only weeks to live.

In a message posted online, Elizabeth Edwards thanked her supporters. She said she's grateful she's had the opportunity to make a positive impact in the world.

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