A “Miracle” In Giffords Hospital Room

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said she was overwhelmed yesterday when she saw her friend, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords open her eyes for the first time since being shot last weekend.

“It was such a moment, and we were in such tears of joy watching this,” Gillibrand told reporters following the memorial service for the victims of the shootout.

Leading up to the event Giffords was squeezing Gillibrand’s hand as the Senator was telling her how inspiring she was to the nation; and how as soon as she got better they would go out for a pizza night. READ MORE...