Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, celebrates with Ron Barber after he won Tuesday's special election in Arizona to serve the remaining seven months of her term. Like Giffords, Barber is a Democrat. He's also a former Giffords aide. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband, Mark Kelly, as they recited the Pledge of Allegiance at Sunday's memorial service in Tucson. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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From 'Weekend Edition Saturday': An Emotional Year After The Tucson Shooting

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Other Victims Of Arizona Rampage Move On Without Letting Go

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords last May. P.K. Weis/Facebook.com/GabrielleGiffords hide caption

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Melissa Block speaking with Mark Kelly

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), center, is welcomed by her fellow members of the the House of Representatives as she appears on the floor for the first time since her shooting earlier this year. AP hide caption

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Giffords Staff Member Describes An Emotional Return To The House

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