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-- and we will have good morning miss 1 good morning thanks for having me across -- we're delighted to have so long.
I was going to -- -- -- I'm bill.
And I'm not sure what's wrong now about to -- -- spent a lot of time talking about main.
Undoubtedly certain value whatsoever resembles -- worked at a forward talk about those -- most.
There was eleven -- ago auditor Gerald you know it was a Tuesday.
And it was a day like today.
-- -- -- Clear skies unsuspecting and this is kind of a propitious day.
To use an SAT word for my -- to come out because.
Not only is September 11 the day that really set all of our lives.
To where we are today and of course with Bob's injury in Iraq -- -- of it it.
You know it today that sort of had a domino effect but it's also -- -- fourth wedding anniversary congressional and so on we it's kind of a special day in many ways for us.
And is still fanatical about that are no I forget it all the time it's my when he yeah I'm not one of those girls they need to flowers and -- low maintenance Laura's mom.
He's -- prince William and Kate in in China in Asia somewhere -- tough eat he sounds.
-- He's pretty normal.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You know what number one's.
Analyst -- no cash you don't so funny -- -- about this yesterday I feel like I was so grateful that he was alive.
Six years ago when we were on your show.
I feel like I thought he was doing just great and I realize now that everybody else was probably looking at -- going well he is still recovering simple when you -- somebody.
Almost dead you'll take anything really.
And he's come so far from that day as you know and -- he really is a walking miracle.
Our non trying to what happened now when -- dampen.
It was January 20 ninths 2006.
And he was not expected to live he was he was covering he just spend.
Anointed with Elizabeth Vargas that as after Peter Jennings untimely death so they had.
And the next team to take over world news and just a month later he was covering his back in Iraq for maybe they -- their -- -- -- he needs he story.
And -- what happened to Bob is what happens to our troops every single day and why am I gonna -- 7 AM.
That morning I was in Disney world with our -- -- -- on Yahoo! and it was just completely.
You know that shot out of the blue that so many of our service members families get -- call.
One at a time.
It was David Westin the president ABC not want -- item on his ticket man he's got a great book out by the way I had relatives tumbled yet it is -- dumbo.
Election I liked it a lot David and ABC and Disney those guys did everything right I wish that every -- member got the treatment that we -- What he's the -- he called me said.
You've Bob -- taken shrapnel to the brain.
And it's that was yeah I knew enough to know that that was that get anything to the brain was -- good.
-- -- -- And on your a lot of has -- -- moment it kind of has his six years later we're still talking about it but like you.
We got so much attention for what happened a -- we decided that we would do something about it so the Bob Woodruff foundation.
Helps our service members and were honored to date we've given away twelve million dollars to causes while and help veterans I know that's pretty amazing and -- I can't say it it's -- it's everybody out there who cares.
Wary of have done.
Well over a thousand -- come to their arms and there.
And I tell whatever group Arafat until emirates but.
That are caused just have to answer just wanna be -- normal going to be treated him.
And no one well except we -- But I tell them not to be defined by their disease.
All -- one -- one an event like this happens.
To anyone what happened a year and -- Or own.
Kids -- brother -- choose or lose Brothers and sisters too soon so we have this.
Replicas up into position.
Tatum lost her father.
On -- eleven years.
And it's so defines.
Sometimes us bugged Cochran did about a wonderful it's -- and one -- a lot of house.
I don't know we'll discuss divisive and.
I think it's great advice and I tell people who have survived traumatic brain injuries in the same thing don't let it.
Define -- it will always be a part of who you are but is not what you are.
And -- in do you you know mention mention the book earlier is dedicated to little boy who.
Passed away from cancer Leon and I think that.
As you know everybody's gonna hit moments in their life where they're gonna face grief and loss and fear and these are the moments where we find out what we're made him.
Orders are losers -- with the -- -- it was a bit there should expect a crop.
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