Cory Booker Details Rescue

    Newark Mayor Cory Booker opens the Newark Peace Education Summit early Friday, May 13, 2011, in Newark, N.J. The three-day summit on the power of nonviolence will include Nobel laureates, international leaders, local anti-violence activists and the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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    Newark Mayor Cory Booker joined the gang at CBS This Morning to recount his heroic rescue of a neighbor from her burning home. Booker describes his “come to Jesus moment” when, while searching for the woman, he realized there was a very good chance he might not make it out of the house. With burns on his hand, he was then taken to the hospital where he promptly texted Gayle King to let her know he was OK. “Yesterday all my problems were really big to me. Today things feel a lot more clear,” Booker said. “And I have a lot more respect for firefighters!”

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