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More on that later but here now is the second part of my talk with and Romney like most of us is looking forward to spending Mother's Day whether spam lake that and that includes this year.
Two brand new twin grandsons they bring my grandkids told that the -- household to eighteen -- they will celebrate -- Massachusetts as usual all.
But where will they be next year.
He thought about the fact that.
Next Mother's Day could be spending it at the White House while I don't really think that far forward but you know that's and and if that is a possibility.
What kind of First -- do you think you would be and what kind of.
Mission would you set for yourself every First Lady brings her own personality to the White House for me.
You know of course it's gonna have -- -- do with the things I care about the things I love having had breast cancer I'm sure I'll be involved in breast cancer awareness.
Having had multiple sclerosis I'll be working with trying to.
But beyond that I also have port for many years with at risk youth and so I can't I don't ever you'll -- that either didn't.
When you look back at first ladies.
Are there any that you particularly -- my hair and what did you admire about them.
Well you know I love you think of Barbara Bush and her frank miss her outspoken innocent and yet here we -- real -- I -- you just laughter.
Laura Bush was so ladylike and and just -- just wonderful what do you think about mrs.
Obama I think she's -- and I think you know as everyone in can appreciate.
It's a very difficult position to be and where your husband's under enormous scrutiny -- -- time.
And attacks from one side or the other and yet to be able to keep your comment to be able to -- your composure.
You know we appreciate that and see that in her is that what the struggles that even Israel in your life and faith has been I'm -- -- big part of getting you through those.
How do you feel that that has served you as a -- and and as a mother you have a choice when you're when you're hit with something really hard.
And you can curl up and and just give up or you can just push and keep going.
And for me time for a while.
I have to tell you was really difficult and I felt like doing the first and feeling very sorry for myself but then.
You have the resource that the people that you love around you and giving you encouragement between you finally learn how to dig really deep.
And to say I'm gonna get through this I think it has changed my heart.
It has softened my heart it's made me very.
I'm concerned about others that are going to challenges.
And and know that.
Will all have attack our in our life.
There are people that are suffering right now there may be losing their mothers or they're losing a child or they're losing a spouse or they're being diagnosed with cancer and there's people right now.
I'm going to enormous challenges.
And so for me.
I am grateful that my hardest and opened up and soft and and that I can appreciate and understand when someone is going through challenge what it feels like what was that like between you and husband when he had those dark moments with that diagnosis person multiple sclerosis -- five children.
To take care of it's often very frightening for the spouse it was hard for net I think it's always harder sometimes for the person watching and for the person going through it but it was it was hard for me -- I well I will tell you because.
Weeks yet have an identity my identity was mother.
Doing many things taking care of everybody and all of a sudden I couldn't even take care of myself it's like a -- being pulled out from underneath you.
And then what he left twist and it you've really been have to evaluate.
Who in my.
And who might really and for met.
Heat that's where he gave me the greatest strength because.
He was the one reminding me that it wasn't what I.
That are bitten by he -- me it was who I was was how much she loved me and cared for me and not to worry about those things and not too.
Not to think that.
Life wasn't going to be still rich without doing all of those things.
And so for me having my husband.
Give me that perspective when I was losing that perspective.
And a little frightened and feeling.
It was it was it was wonderful to have -- have him there.
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