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Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), as he spoke to reporters at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., earlier today (Jan. 20, 2011). John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Giffords' Husband: 'She'll Be Back'

"I'm extremely confident that she's going to be ... back at work soon," Kelly told reporters in Tucson today.

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A makeshift memorial outside the University Medical Center in Tucson includes candles and this photo of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords with supporters. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Mark Kelly holding the hand of his wife, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in her room at University Medical Center in Tucson on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2010. Office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords/AP hide caption

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