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Conventions 2012

Gabrielle Giffords to Deliver Pledge at Convention

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz. leaves her office on Capitol Hill in Washington for the last time as a member of Congress(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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.

 

(PICTURES OF GIFFORDS: One Year After Shooting)

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.

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