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Giffords leads Tucson shooting anniversary remembrance

Publié par Clifford Armion le 01/09/2012

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TUCSON, Ariz (Reuters) - Bells tolled, girls in white dresses danced and Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance on Sunday, one year after a shooting spree that claimed six lives and left her gravely wounded. Giffords, still recuperating from the head wound she suffered in the shooting, topped off a daylong series of anniversary tributes and remembrances by attending a candlelight vigil with her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly. The Arizona Democrat drew rousing applause and cheers from several thousand people gathered on the grassy central mall of the University of Arizona campus, as she slowly ascended the stairs of a stage, turned and waved smiling at the crowd. Read on...
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"Giffords leads Tucson shooting anniversary remembrance", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2012. Consulté le 18/06/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/giffords-leads-tucson-shooting-anniversary-remembrance