Cory Booker Saves Woman in Fire

    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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    First Ryan Gosling, now Cory Booker—famous folks are doing it all lately. The Newark mayor returned home late Thursday night to find the two-story building next door to his home in flames, so he rushed in with his three-man security detail in tow and rescued a woman out of the house. "I just grabbed her and whipped her out of the bed," Booker said. He was taken to hospital and treated for smoke inhalation and second-degree burns on his hand; the woman is in stable condition, and his security detail has been hospitalized, too.

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