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Tucson marks anniversary of deadly shooting that killed six, injured US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

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A memorial rests on a highway on Jan. 8 for the six people that lost their lives in a deadly shooting last year across from the La Toscana Village Safeway in Tucson, Ariz. Memorial services will be held throughout the day in Tucson to commemorate the one year anniversary of a shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded more than a dozen including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ).


AP reports:

The 41-year-old Giffords has spent the last year in Houston undergoing intensive physical and speech therapy. Doctors and family have called her recovery miraculous after the Jan. 8 shooting; she is able to walk and talk, vote in Congress and gave a televised interview to ABC's Diane Sawyer in May. But doctors have said it would take many months to determine the lasting effects of her brain injury. The three-term congresswoman has four months to decide whether to seek re-election.

"She's making a lot of progress. She's doing great," said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Shultz, a close friend, said. "She still has a long way to go."

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