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Lee Woodruff

Bob and Lee Woodruff Humanize the Hidden Injuries of War

Matt Semino | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Matt Semino

Nonprofit organizations such as the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) are profoundly shaping our nation's understanding of the hidden injuries of war while also providing vital resources to groups that serve the needs of our veterans as they heal and reintegrate into their communities.

10 Years Later -- Melanie Bloom and Lee Woodruff Look Back

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Nancy Doyle Palmer

NBC's David Bloom died suddenly from a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) while covering the war in Iraq 10 years ago tomorrow.

How This Artist 'Lives In The Moment'

Lee Woodruff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

The first time I met acclaimed artisan Barney Bellinger, he was walking in my sister's house with a school kid's grin and a big basket of mushrooms.

The Stunning Promise My Sisters And I Made To Each Other

MORE Magazine | Posted 02.15.2013 | Fifty

In the February issue of "More" magazine, blogger Lee Woodruff wrote about a stunning suicide pact she made with her sisters. The story begins below. ...

Why I've Gotten Ruthless With Email

Lee Woodruff | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

We are a society of over-communicators. We text while we paint our toenails, we tweet while we're getting frisky. We feel a sense of rising panic if we haven't responded to someone in 24 hours. I'm nostalgic for my old black cord phone and I'm working on a healthier balance.

Christmas Past and Future

Lee Woodruff | Posted 02.22.2013 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

I'm one of those people who never reads a book twice or doesn't like to see a movie again. But twenty years into my marriage, I broke my rule to re-read Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner.

Laura Rowley

The 20 Best Post 50 Blogs Of 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Rowley | Posted 12.17.2012 | Fifty

After a year as senior editor on Huff/Post50, I'm leaving my post to take a new position in the company. I enjoyed many things about the role, but the...

Lee Woodruff: My So-Called Glamorous Life

Lee Woodruff | Posted 12.26.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

"What's wrong with your eye?" my husband asks, squinting, patting himself down to find his reading glasses (I've been tempted to duct-tape them to the bridge of his nose). When my pores come into focus, he recoils. I've firmly moved into Night of the Living Dead territory, but I'm too tired to care.

Fashion, Art And Gloria Vanderbilt

Liz Smith | Posted 11.14.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Fashion was happening last week at the New York Design Center where everybody went to see Gloria Vanderbilt's beautiful art works.

A Heartbreaking Summer: Watching My Father Let Go Of His Sacred Place

Lee Woodruff | Posted 11.14.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

It is inconceivable to me that my father has been asking to "go home" to the assisted living facility. But this IS your home, I think, the home of your heart. This is your "sacred" place, the spot where you found joy and sanctuary.

Those We Love Most: Lee Woodruff's Novel Take On Fate

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 11.10.2012 | Books
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Those We Love Most, Woodruff's third book and first novel, debuts this week and again centers on one of those in-an-instant moments. As it prepares to hit bookstores this week, I caught up with Lee.

Magic In The Berry Patch

Lee Woodruff | Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

Picking was also about tending a friendship, sustaining the strong parts and feeling tenderly for the weaker places. Nothing was off-limits, in that easy way that lifelong friends have with one another.

Hand Over Heart

Lee Woodruff | Posted 09.03.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

More than 10 years after 9/11, we are tentative patriots. We gauge our neighbors' politics, we stick a finger in the air to test the atmosphere before considering a declaration of love for our country.

'She Was My Writing Idol': How Lee Woodruff Will Remember Nora Ephron

Lee Woodruff | Posted 08.27.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

Nora Ephron wrote about aging with honestly so that the rest of us could feel better about our necks, our knees and our plastic surgery choices.

My Daughter's Startling Response To A Spa Invitation

Lee Woodruff | Posted 08.19.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

Had my puritanical approach to parenting been so extreme that my child's first response to a spa trip invitation was to cock her head suspiciously and look for a chemo IV?

Do Judge A Book By Its Cover

Lee Woodruff | Posted 07.31.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

This is the era of Facebook and Match.com. We can go right to the visual and decide if we want to fondle the goods or click on by. The cover of a book is the eye candy for the IQ inside. It's the hooked worm on the bobber.

Lee Woodruff: Am I Too Old To Be A Mom?

Lee Woodruff | Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

As I swam my laps, I wondered idly if I really was too old to have kids this young? Was biology nature's way of saying, "you won't have the energy for this in a few years?" And yet how many of us are successful at making life fall in line with the perfect time to marry, procreate or change careers?

Q&A With Jim Gaffigan: 'Hot Pocket' Comedian Reaches Out to Our Wounded Soldiers (VIDEO)

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy
Joshua Kors

Jim Gaffigan recently spoke with me about why he's reaching out to military families, why becoming famous has been both a blessing and a curse, and why his stand-up doesn't need swear words to hit home.

Comedian Supports Veterans Through Woodruff Foundation

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Comedian Jim Gaffigan isn't hoping a few laughs will help returning war veterans, he's banking on it. His new 75-minute stand-up specia...

Forget Book Clubs, Pinterest Parties Are The Next Big Thing

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.29.2012 | Technology

The next big thing to hit your living room could be Pinterest. In a "CBS This Morning" report aired March 29, CBS revealed how some creative Pinte...

Lee Woodruff's Advice To Her Daughters: Keep An Oar In The Water

Lee Woodruff | Posted 05.28.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

Young women today tell me they will not delay childbearing. They have seen too many women wake up at 40 wearing the "I forgot to have kids" sandwich board. And I hold my tongue. There is no cookie-cutter approach to any of this, no one-size-fits-all.

The Revealing Note in Grandma's Cookbook

Lee Woodruff | Posted 04.14.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

Recipes are the currency by which generations of women define and distinguish themselves from other families. These sometimes-secret formulas, handed down from mother to daughter, are inscriptions of endearment, the personal stamp encrypted in each dish like DNA.

A Life-Long Marriage With No Memories

Posted 03.27.2012 | Fifty

Lee Woodruff of CBS This Morning tells the poignant story of college sweethearts who are rebuilding their life together after the husband sustained a ...

Emily Heinz Bina

SLIDESHOW: Wounded Veterans And Caregivers Get Well-Deserved Makeovers

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Heinz Bina | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact

Laughing has a tendency to be therapeutic. Laughing combined with glamour might be the trick to actual healing. That's where celebrity stylist Mary...

I Still Love You, Levi's

Lee Woodruff | Posted 01.08.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

But there is one item of clothing about which I do wax nostalgic. My colored Levi's corduroys. Price: $35.00, which was a lot of chinkaloopas in high school.