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Giffords aide says Tucson, Ariz., congresswoman walking with cane and writing left-handed
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) ' A close aide to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says the Arizona congresswoman is walking with a cane, writing left-handed and showing she has more goals to achieve.
District director Ron Barber told a meeting of the Democrats of Greater Tucson on Monday that Giffords is on a path to full recovery following the Jan. 8 shooting outside a supermarket.
Barber and fellow Giffords staffer Pam Simon were among those wounded. Six others were killed, including Giffords aide Gabe Zimmerman.
The Arizona Daily Star (http://bit.ly/oPicA9 ) reports Barber and his wife had dinner with Giffords when the congresswoman visited Tucson in June. Barber says Giffords recognized and responded to every place, person and issue he mentioned.
Information from: Arizona Daily Star, http://www.azstarnet.com