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Giffords regains speech

Arizona congresswoman who was shot making progress toward recovery

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Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been speaking in the past few days, her first words after she was shot in the head while meeting constituents a rally in Tucson. A month after the shooting spree that killed six people, including a nine-year-old girl and a federal judge, Giffords has re-acquired her appetite, and reportedly asked for toast one morning at breakfast. It’s another important stepping stone on her path to recovery, but Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly warned in a Facebook post that doctors “aren’t kidding when they say this is a marathon process.”

CBC News

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