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Rep. Giffords leaves Tucson for rehab in Houston

 


Rep. Giffords leaves Tucson for rehab in Houston

SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

HOUSTON — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords got a dramatic send-off from her hometown Friday as throngs of sign-carrying well-wishers lined the streets to wave at the ambulance taking the wounded congresswoman from the hospital to the airport, where she was flown to Houston just two weeks after she was shot.

The trip by ambulance, jet and helicopter took her to a Houston hospital where she will undergo weeks of rigorous rehabilitation.

"We want to be here to help her and show her a good farewell, and hope tha...



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