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Edwardses Legally Separate

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Was Andrew Young’s book the straw that broke the camel’s back? John and Elizabeth Edwards have officially separated, according to ABC News. The couple has been battered recently by a wave of bad press—first in Game Change, a book about the 2008 campaign; and now in The Politician by Young, a former aide to Edwards who went so far as to claim that Rielle Hunter’s child was his own.