Robert Warren 'Bob' Woodruff (born August 18, 1961) is an American television journalist. His career in journalism dates back to 1989, and he is widely known for succeeding Peter Jennings as co-anchor of ABC News' weekday news broadcast, World News Tonight in December 2005. A month later, he was critically wounded by a roadside bomb in Iraq. Woodruff was born on August 18, 1961, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, to Robert N. Woodruff, Jr., and Fran Woodruff. Bob and his wife Lee McConaughy were married in 1988 and have four children. He grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he graduated from the private Cranbrook Kingswood school in 1979. He earned a B.
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