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Charles Woodson Escapes Burning House

Former Michigan cornerback Charles Woodson was uninjured over the weekend when he escaped from a burning house in Bay Harbor, MI.
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↵Woodson told the Associated Press that he was “lucky” to get out in time while attending a celebration of a $15 million donation to U-M’s new women’s hospital.

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Woodson told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Wednesday he was at Gwen Haggerty’s house in Bay Harbor on Friday night. It was part of a celebration honoring the Ted and Jane Von Voigtlander Foundation for donating $15 million to name the new women’s hospital at the University of Michigan.

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The former Wolverine says he and other overnight guests were fortunately still awake when the fire started sometime after 4 a.m. Saturday.

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Everyone was able to get out of the house without being hurt

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Woodson, now with the Green Bay Packers, played cornerback for Michigan from 1995-1997, winning the Heisman Trophy in his final year.