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Bob Woodruff

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18, 1961
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18, 1961 (age 59)


American journalist and one-time anchor of ABC World News. He narrowly escaped death in 2006, when he was wounded by an explosive device while on assignment in Iraq. 

Before Fame

He worked as a lawyer in Beijing before discovering his passion for journalism.


He published a 2007 memoir entitled In an Instant: A Family's Journey of Love and Healing.

Family Life

He grew up in Michigan and attended both Colgate University and the University of Michigan. He married Lee McConaughy.

Associated With

He replaced Peter Jennings as co-anchor of ABC World News.