pauladeen wireimage Paula Deen: A ham tastic 'miracle'

Paula Deen’s ham run-in could have been much, much worse. A few pounds of dense pork can do some major damage.

“I didn’t even bruise or swell. It’s like a miracle!” the Food Network chef told “Extra,” referring to an incident Monday morning during which she caught a ham smack dab in her face during a charity event. “They got ice immediately on it. I really thought my nose was broken, but all I have is a little, tiny red spot. It could have been bad, but it’s alright.”

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