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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords leaves the hospital and supporters line the streets

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The ambulance carrying Rep. Gabrielle Giffords leaves University Medical Center behind a police escort in Tucson, Jan. 21. The lawmaker, who was the target of an assassination attempt earlier this month, left the Arizona hospital where she was being treated to undergo further rehabilitation in Houston.

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People stand along Campbell Avenue in Tucson, Ariz., as the ambulance carrying Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, passes by on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz. Giffords is being transported to a medical facility in Houston.

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People wave and applaud as the ambulance carrying Rep. Gabrielle Giffords leaves University Medical Center, Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, in Tucson, Ariz.

 

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