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Past Blast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly: TED Interview

“Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly: TED Interview”

(originally published April 28, 2014)

presented by

Donna O’Donnell Figurski

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When TED interviewer, Pat Richards, asked former Arizona Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords (who is recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury caused by a gunshot wound to her head), if she wanted the “old” Gabby Giffords back or whether she was embracing the “new” version of herself, Gabby emphatically said, “The New One! … Better! Stronger! Tougher!”

Listen to the interview – “Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly: Be passionate. Be courageous. Be your best.”

Gabby and Mark are working for a safer world. See Americans for Responsible Solutions.

(Photo compliments of TED.)

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Brain Injury Resources . . . . . . . . . . Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope

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Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope

by

Gabrielle Giffords
&
Mark Kelly

 

Who hasn’t heard of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her “Congress on Your Corner” meetings with her Arizona constituents? Who hasn’t heard of the bullet she took to the head causing a Traumatic Brain Injury when a deranged young man attempted to assassinate her? Gabby was struck down on that January day in 2011, but that bullet will not keep this strong, persistent, and dedicated woman down. With her health care providers and the love of her husband, Mark Kelly, Gabby is moving on while advocating for gun control. You can read Gabby’s story in her book, “Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope” (2011).

 

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