Jesse James, Sandra’s hubby, was in Iraq visiting the troops and filming a segment for his hit TV show Monster Garage.  Nearly at the end of his trip, while preparing to get back, he was caught up in cross fire.

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Sandra Bullock recalls:

"I just wanted him home for Christmas Eve and they were
bombing and he’s emailing from a bunker, going, ‘We can’t leave.
We’re being bombed.’ People around him are being killed."

Luckily he managed to get out somehow and got back home in time for Christmas.