Lee Woodruff

Co-author, 'In an Instant', Author, 'Perfectly Imperfect', Author, 'Those We Love Most'

As co-author of the best-selling In an Instant, and author of Perfectly Imperfect Lee Woodruff garnered critical acclaim for the compelling and humorous chronicle of her family’s journey to recovery following her husband Bob’s roadside bomb injury in Iraq. Appearing together on national television and radio since the February 2007 publication of their book, the couple has helped put a face on the serious issue of traumatic brain injury among returning Iraq war veterans, as well as the millions of Americans who live with this often invisible, but life-changing affliction.

They have founded the Bob Woodruff Foundation ( to assist wounded servicemen and their families receive the long-term care that they need and help them successfully reintegrate into their communities.

Woodruff is a contributing editor for CBS This Morning reporting on a variety of home and family related topics. Her first fiction novel, Those We Love Most (Hyperion) was published in September 2012.

A freelance writer, Woodruff has penned numerous personal articles about her family and parenting that have run in such high-profile magazines as Health, Redbook, Woman’s Day, Country Living, and Family Fun.

In addition to freelance writing, Woodruff ran her own public relations and marketing consulting business for 16 years. Before that, she was senior vice president of public relations firm Porter Novelli, and spent a year in Beijing, China, working for communications company Hill & Knowlton.

At present, Woodruff lives in Westchester County, New York, with her husband. They have four children.

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