RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 747533399 LA English T1 Gabby : a story of courage and hope A1 Giffords, Gabrielle D., Kelly, Mark E., Zaslow, Jeffrey., PB Scribner PP New York YR 2011 SN 9781451661064 1451661061 9781451661071 145166107X 9781442348622 1442348623 9781451661095 1451661096 9781442348639 1442348631 9781451682717 1451682719 9781451682748 1451682743 AB Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, showed Americans how optimism, an adventurous spirit, and a call to service can help change the world. Their arrival in the spotlight came under the worst of circumstances. On January 8, 2011, while meeting with constituents in Tucson, Arizona, Gabby was the victim of an assassination attempt that left six people dead and thirteen wounded. Gabby was shot in the head; doctors called her survival "miraculous." As the nation grieved and sought to understand the attack, Gabby remained focused on her against-all-odds recovery. Mark spent every possible moment by her side, as he also prepared for his final mission as commander of Space Shuttle Endeavour. Now, as Gabby's health continues to improve, the couple is sharing their remarkable untold story, an unflinching look at the overwhelming challenges of brain injury, the painstaking process of learning to communicate again, and the responsibilities that fall to a loving spouse who wants the best possible treatment for his wife.--From publisher description.