Governor Sanford’s Wife Files for Divorce

By Sadie Bass

Dec 11, 2009 10:54am

With all the attention paid to Tiger Wood’s infidelity, news today on another story.  Governor of South Carolina Mark Sanford’s infidelity made worldwide headlines a few months back.   You will recall the Governor was missing along the Appalachian Trail until it was revealed he really wasn’t – it was part of a cover up for an affair he was having with a woman in Argentina. 

Today we learned the Governor’s wife, Jenny Sanford, has filed for divorce.  Much had been made of the wives of these high powered men who have had affairs.  The woman thrust into the agonizing glare of the world because of her husband’s transgressions.  

Jenny Sanford has released a statement, some excerpts: 

"This came after many unsuccessful efforts at reconciliation, yet I am still dedicated to keeping the process that lies ahead peaceful for our family…"

"I remain thankful to so many across this state and nation for their words of encouragement and prayers during this difficult time…”

"Please know the boys and I are doing well and are blessed with the incredible support of friends and family and bolstered by our faith and the unfailing love of our God above."

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