Giffords' Husband: In Sickness, Awaiting Health

Mark Kelly keeps vigil by wife's side in newly released photos
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 12, 2011 7:53 AM CST
In this Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 photo, Mark Kelly, Gabrielle Giffords' husband, holds the congresswoman's hand in her room at University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz.   (AP Photo/Office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords)
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(Newser) – Mark Kelly probably never thought marriage to the adventurous Gabrielle Giffords would mean days spent keeping vigil in an Arizona hospital room, but that's just what he's doing in these newly released photos, the first of Giffords since the shooting. The two photos, which show her hand being held by Kelly in her hospital room, "tell the story quite well by themselves," writes Mark Memmott at NPR.

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