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August 11, 2008 7:45 AM

John Edwards may find forgiveness — in his hometown

Robbins, N.C., is small enough that many people know John Edwards, or at least his parents. And on Sunday, they seemed to be in a forgiving mood. Gail Prevatte, a member of the county Republican Party's executive committee, said Edwards' confession brought no extra satisfaction. "No matter what your party affiliation, if someone from your town is successful, you hate" to see the person embroiled in a scandal, she said.

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