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'Great' to Hear Giffords' Voice, Says Intern

Hernandez talks to Gabby via phone, says she's making progress

(Newser) - Daniel Hernandez, the intern to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords credited with saving her life on the day of her shooting, says he's talked to the Arizona representative by phone and that Giffords is making good progress, reports ABC News . "It's great hearing her voice," said Hernandez. While he declined... More »

Tucson Hero to Sit With Michelle Obama at SOTU

Daniel Hernandez Jr., and father will join First Lady for State of the Union

(Newser) - The intern who rushed to help Gabrielle Giffords during the Arizona shooting is getting quite the 21st birthday present: He'll be sitting with Michelle Obama during tomorrow's State of the Union address, which happens to fall on his birthday. Daniel Hernandez Jr., will be joined by his father, reports ABC... More »

Obama Visits Giffords, Tucson: 'Gabby Opened Her Eyes'

President urges Americans not to 'turn on each other'

(Newser) - President Obama paid a visit to Gabrielle Giffords and the other survivors of last weekend's shooting spree in Tucson, then delivered great news in his national address: "A few minutes after we left her room ... Gabby opened her eyes for the first time," he said. "She knows... More »

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