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Gwyneth Paltrow

By JACKIE WILLIS

August 02, 2013

A woman revealed in 2011 that the Iron Man actress saved her life on Sept. 11, 2001. The woman recalls that upon walking across New York's 7th Avenue that she was almost hit by Paltrow's Mercedes SUV barreling towards her. The actress quickly braked and waved her onward. It was this chance meeting that led to the woman missing her train to the World Trade Center where she worked.

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