Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will deliver the Pledge of Allegiance to the Democratic convention Thursday, CNN reports.
The news of the appearance, which was confirmed Thursday by a spokeswoman for Giffords, was first reported by Roll Call. Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly had been spotted in Charlotte this week.
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Giffords was the victim of a shooting in Arizona in January 2011 that killed six and wounded thirteen others. In January of this year, Giffords resigned her congressional seat.