Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'

Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'

Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle Giffords’ brain.

The Arizona congresswoman was one of 19 who fell to bullets that day. Six would die.

Wednesday, she planned to jump from an airplane with a skydiving friend, another leap in her defiant reach for a life that came so close to ending. And she served notice that she will apply the determination that has marked her personal rehabilitation to the fight for gun restrictions that has been her public pursuit for the last...

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