Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress

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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 21, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 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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I received this book free after hearing Lee speak at a conference. This was a nice and easy read. Sometimes sad, sometimes funny, sometimes insightful - I found myself being able to relate in some ... Read full review


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The Friendship Zone
The Key in the Door
The Jewelry Box
Mothers and Sons
Feel Worse About My Knees
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Money Cant Buy Me Style 15 1
Driving Me Insane 1 65
Pet Hell
My Dad
Chutes and Ladders
What I Know Now
Photograph Credits

Take Me out of the Ball Game
Chapter Swimming Through It

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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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