Doctors Stunned, Impressed by Recovery of Gabrielle Giffords

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With a nation rallying behind her, Gabrielle Giffords is recovering at a rapid, awe-inducing pace from the tragic events of last weekend.

The Congresswoman is already sitting up and communicating with her hands, facts that have stunned doctors at Tucson's University Medical Center.

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"She is able to move both of her legs on command," says neurosurgeon Michael Lemole. "That's huge. We say, 'Gabrielle, lift your legs up,' and she lifts both of them up."

As detailed Tuesday night by President Barack Obama, Giffords opened her eyes for the first time since the shooting soon after he paid her a hospital visit.

"That implies that the part of the brain that lets us awake from sleeping, the arousal center, is functioning," says Lemole. "Miracles happen every day. A lot of medicine is outside of our control, so we're wise to acknowledge miracles."

The surgeon concluded that the goal is to get Giffords sitting in a chair by the end of this weekend.

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She could be the anti christ. Time will tell. And for those of you who think the anti christ is going to be a nasty hated person you could not be more wrong and your not reading your bible. It says that the anti christ will performs acts and miracles so wonderess that if it where possible even the elite would be decieved. So keep your eyes on her as a possibly. rule no one out who would qualify. The watchmen does not judge they watch and report period.

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This is so touching Miricles do Happen Im Touched. Thank You God.

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its miracle!

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@ Hilton Hater:
Thank you for the update on Mrs. Giffords. Even from the bed of a hospital, she reminds us of her remarkable spirit. As we continue to keep Gabrielle and the other families in our prayers, please continue to keep your readers updated on their progress.

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Maybe she's the Anti-Christ?

Gabrielle Giffords Biography

Gabrielle Giffords Facebook Photo Gabrielle Giffords is a Congresswoman from Arizona. She made news for a tragic reason in early 2011, as a gunman opened fire at a rally... More »
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