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  • everyone.

  • I'm Joe Biden's husband.

  • That is how President elect Joe Biden often introduces himself as the husband of Dr Jill Biden, Ah, college English professor with four degrees, including a doctorate as America's next first lady.

  • Biden could reshape the role.

  • I have always loved the sounds of a classroom.

  • The 69 year old plans to keep her day job and continue teaching at Northern Virginia Community College, something she did as second lady when her husband was the vice president to Barack Obama.

  • You know, motherhood came to me in a way I never expected.

  • Joe and Jill Biden were married in 1977 a few years after Biden became a widower when his first wife and their one year old daughter were killed in a car accident.

  • They had two young sons, Hunter and Bo.

  • I fell in love with a man and two little boys.

  • Standing in the wreckage off unthinkable loss at the 2020 Democratic Convention, Jill described the beginning of their marriage.

  • I never imagined at the age of 26 I would be asking myself, How do you make a broken family hole?

  • Still, Joe always told the boys, Mommy sent Jill tow us, and how could I argue with her?

  • It took five proposals before she agreed to marry Biden.

  • They had their daughter, Ashley, in 1981.

  • But there were more tragedies to come for the family.

  • In May 2015, Biden's older son, Beau, died at 46 after battling brain cancer.

  • It was totally shattering, Joe Biden recalled in an interview with USA Today last year, saying Quote, My life changed in an instant, all during his illness.

  • I truly believed that he was going toe live up until the moment that he closed his eyes, and I just never gave up hope.

  • As first lady, Biden plans to focus on education issues and joining forces on initiative she and Michelle Obama launched in 2011 to help military families.


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Dr. Jill Biden: First Lady in waiting

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