facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Giffords to appear on cover of People

Nov. 10, 2011 at 8:47 PM   |   Comments

1 of 2
| License Photo
PHOENIX, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, will be featured on the cover of People magazine this month.

The cover coincides with the release of their new memoir "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope," telling the story of the Jan. 8 shooting in Tuscon that left Giffords and 12 others injured and six dead, People reported Thursday.

Jared Loughner faces charges of shooting Giffords in the head at point-blank range but the courts have yet to determines whether he is mentally fit to stand trial, KTAR-TV, Phoenix, reported.

The book reveals that when Giffords was shot, she had been taking fertility treatments in an attempt to get pregnant, People reported.

Kelly wrote about the difficulty of watching his wife recover after the brain injury she sustained. He said he vividly remembered the day she realized she couldn't speak.

"Gabby was sitting in her wheelchair, tears running down her face," he writes. "She was hyperventilating, absolutely panicked. Gabby motioned with her left hand, waving it by her mouth. It didn't take me long to figure out what was wrong."

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Shark attacks surfer at Santa Cruz beach Shark attacks surfer at Santa Cruz beach
2
Ohio school bus driver killed saving girl Ohio school bus driver killed saving girl
3
Merkel urges Putin to withdraw Russian troops from Ukraine Merkel urges Putin to withdraw Russian troops from Ukraine
4
The FBI announces completion of facial recognition program The FBI announces completion of facial recognition program
5
Rush Limbaugh: Women actually are consenting when they say 'no' Rush Limbaugh: Women actually are consenting when they say 'no'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback