Representative Giffords has been in the news for nearly a year now after the tragic shooting which nearly took her life. In the year since the shooting took place Giffords has made many significant milestones throughout her recovery which included surgeries, significant advancements, and successful recovery in general.
Today Giffords made her biggest and most important advancement medically and emotionally: returning to her job in the House of Representatives. She has been absent since the shooting due to her recovery and while she did attend a few times to vote or make an appearance today is the first time she has officially returned to work full time. This is great news for Giffords, her family, and the entire country as it just goes to show how strong and prevalent the American people are when faced with tragedy.
Upon her arrival the entire House of Representatives stopped to recognize her presence. Giffords was overcome with emotion as she was greeted by a wave of applause and acceptance back to her job. The road to recovery has taken nearly a year but it seems to have finally come to an end as Giffords is finally back to a healthy condition which allows her to return to work and live a normal life. This is truly great news for everyone and it is definitely an inspirational and heartwarming story which has touched the hearts of millions of people around the world.