Latest News Wires Rep. Giffords leads Tucson shooting remembrance

The remembrance at the University of Arizona culminated a day of events, some filled with sadness and regret, others with hope and joy.

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After a year of struggling to re-learn how to walk and speak, U.S. congresswomanGabrielle Giffords confidently climbed the steps on an outdoor stage Sunday and led a crowd of hundreds in the Pledge of Allegiance, her words ringing out on a cold Tucson night just one year after she survived a gunshot to the head.