"An intern to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who aided the congresswoman after she was shot in the head and the family of a 9-year-old girl who was killed will sit with first lady Michelle Obama for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night," the Associated Press writes.
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Hernandez is the young man who performed some basic first aid on Giffords immediately after the 40-year-old congresswoman was shot on Jan. 8, at the start of a rampage that left six people dead and another 13 — including Giffords — wounded by gunfire. As we wrote last week, Hernandez doesn't think he's a hero. But many others do.
The little girl, Christina Taylor Green, had gone with a neighbor to meet Giffords.
The AP adds that:
"Giffords' office said that her Arizona doctors — trauma surgeons Peter Rhee and Randall Friese and neurosurgeon Michael Lemole — and nurse Tracy Culbert planned to attend the annual address."
The State of the Union address is set for 9 p.m. ET tomorrow. We're planning to live-blog during it.