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Giffords Attends Candlelight Vigil

One year ago on Jan. 8, Jared Loughner stormed into a crowd in Tucson, Ariz., and opened fire, killing six people and shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head. Giffords, who has since partially recovered in remarkable fashion, and her husband Mark Kelly visited the Safeway market which was where the shooting took place and the hospital she was rushed to for treatment. At 10:11 a.m. (the exact time Giffords was shot in the head), bells were rung 19 times, symbolizing the 19 people who were killed or wounded by the attack. Giffords then attended a candlelight vigil at the University of Arizona on Sunday night, where she led a crowd of 1,000 people in the Pledge of Allegiance.

January 8, 2012 10:45 PM