Gabrielle Giffords Update: In Rehab, Regaining Ability to Speak

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We have an update on wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and it's nothing but good news:

The Arizona politician, who was one of several victims of a January shooting spree, is recovering at TIRR Memorial Hermann rehabilitation hospital in Houston and has recently regained the ability to speak.

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"It's very good news," spokesman C.J. Karamargin tells CNN, adding that Giffords asked for a piece of toast this week.

Why that facility?

"The reason for choosing this rehab facility is because of their track record," Karamargin said. "They are doing a fabulous job and working with her language and speech exercise and the physical therapy part of it."


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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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