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Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Pens Children's Book

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Gabrielle Giffords Husband Pens Childrens Book

Mark Kelly has had a lot of interesting jobs. He was a fighter pilot during Operation Desert Storm, then an astronaut, and now… a children's author??

Mark just published his first book, an illustrated tale for children called Mousetronaut! He says:

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Gabby Giffords Recites The Pledge Of Allegiance At The DNC

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We've never been more moved by the Pledge of Allegiance in our entire lives!

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was nearly killed by a bullet to the head in January 2011, took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night to express her loyalty to the flag (above).

She stumbled on a few words, but the recovering politician got it all out with a smile on her face and was greeted with a thunder of applause from the appreciative audience.

Such a beautiful moment from such a beautiful woman who is an inspiring example for us all! Who else needs a tissue after that?

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Arizona Suspect Pleads Guilty To Avoid Death Penalty, Victim Gabby Giffords Satisfied With Plea Agreement

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At least he's finally admitted it.

As we previously expected, Jared Loughner pled guilty to shooting and killing six people in Tuscon last year as part of an agreement allowing him to avoid the death penalty.

Loughner accepted guilt on 19 criminal counts in a plea agreement, including attempted assassination of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the first degree murder of two federal employees, and the attempted murder of two other federal employees.

Gabby and her husband Mark Kelly are content with Loughner's plea.

Mark said:

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shooter Expected To Plead Guilty To Charges This Tuesday.

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It's about time that justice was served for this.

Jared Loughner - the man responsible for the Tuscon, Arizona shooting that left six dead, and 13 others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, injured - is expected to plead guilty to the charges against him this Tuesday.

Apparently, the 23-year-old has so far been deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial, but according psychiatric experts, he is now sane enough to comprehend the nature of his crimes and will enter the plea, most likely in bid to avoid the death penalty.

We sincerely hope that he is ready to face the consequences of his horrific, devastating and senseless actions.

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Watch As Gabrielle Giffords Steps Down From Congress

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Prepare to shed a tear or two. It's a moving and bittersweet moment, so don't feel any shame about it.

It was a very emotional morning on the House floor today as Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords formally stepped down from her position. With her family watching on from the gallery, Gabrielle handed down her resignation and offered her parting words, assisted by her friend, Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Watch the video (above) to see and hear Gabby's farewell to the house.

P.S. - Before resigning, Giffords voted in favor of a bill which she introduced shortly before being shot last January. It passed unanimously, 408-0.

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