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“There are no second acts in American lives.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

North Carolina’s French/West/Vaughan is the PR AOR for former trial lawyer, senator and presidential/vice presidential candidate John Edwards, who announced his return to the law business this week by launching the firm Edwards Kirby five years after his political career came to an end.

F/W/V CEO Rick French says his organization “probably would not have made this [client] public had it not been reported [by a local CBS affiliate]” after interviews appeared in The New York Times, the National Law Journal and other publications.

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Lindsay Lohan: The Voice of Reason?

What a world we live in when Lindsay Lohan is the Hollywood celebrity sounding sane in a television interview.

The usually troubled starlet sits down with Extra tonight and tomorrow to talk about the need to rebuild trust and prove she’s “insurable again” in order to get back to work.

Meanwhile, this exists.

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Public Memorial for Elizabeth Edwards on Saturday

There will be a public memorial service for Elizabeth Edwards on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C., the Washington Post is reporting. In addition, the family has asked for donations to be sent to the Wade Edwards Foundation, which was created in honor of Edwards’ son who died in a car crash.

Edwards, the wife of former senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards, died yesterday at the age of 61 after a long battle with breast cancer. The couple had separated following John Edwards’ admission of infidelity. Since her death, there has been an outpouring of remembrances from across the political and media spectrum.

[Image via The New Republic.]