Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 21, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 235 pages
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On the heels of her acclaimed book In an Instant, the #1 New York Times bestseller she wrote with her husband, ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, and with the same candor and charm, Lee Woodruff now chronicles her life as wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. Woodruff’s deeply personal and, at times, uproariously funny stories highlight such universal topics as family, marriage, friends, and how life never seems to go as planned. From raising teenagers (“Now with a boy and girl on the precipice of serious adolescence, the bathroom door is sealed tighter than a government nuclear testing ground”) to how she copes with tragedy (“Swimming surrounds me in the velvet wet of a bluish green world where I can dive deep down and sob with no trace”), Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress is the testimonial of a woman who embraces the chaos of her surroundings, discovers the splendor of life’s flaws, and accepts that perfection is as impossible to achieve as a spotless kitchen floor.
  

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Review: Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress

User Review  - Stacey - Goodreads

A cute read. Lee Woodruff tells life stories with humor. A fast read and she does address her child's hearing loss and her feelings about that. She was a keynote speaker at an AG Bell convention I attended. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Heintschel - Goodreads

These were amusing and sometimes serious essays about family life from a Mom's perspective. In an essay about a close friend's husband's death: "But if I couldn't have them, if Bob were to have died ... Read full review

Contents

Adolescence
17
The Friendship Zone
29
The Key in the Door
41
The Jewelry Box
51
Mothers and Sons
66
I Feel Worse About My Knees as Chapter 8 Nothing with a Plug Please
97
A Different Ability
112
And to Bob for showing me that anything
170
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About the author (2009)

Lee Woodruff is the life and family contributor for ABC’s Good Morning America and a freelance writer. She is on the board of trustees of the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides critical resources and support to our nation’s injured service members, veterans, and their families, especially those affected by the signature hidden injuries of war: traumatic brain injury and combat stress. Lee Woodruff lives in Westchester County, New York, with her husband, ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, and their four children.


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