A man who describes himself as one of George Zimmerman's closest friends tells FOX 5 he is not surprised Zimmerman is being charged because of the public pressure.

Anthony Woodson is clear that he is not trying to defend the shooting of Trayvon Martin, but he is certain that Zimmerman is not a racist.

Woodson, who is black, said Zimmerman offered Woodson a place to live in Florida when he fell on hard times and the two have known each other for years.

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