Representative Gabrielle Giffords stood on her own two feet with assistance today, Tucson’s KVOA reported. Her doctor, Peter Rhee, also said the congresswoman sat in her hospital room’s chair and looked out over the Catalina mountains. According to Rhee, Giffords has begun an “aggressive rehab” program.
Giffords, the last of the shooting victims to remain in Tucson’s University Medical Center, will be transferred to TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital, KVOA reports:
Dr. Rhee would not confirm that Giffords will leave for TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital in Houston on Friday, but he says the transition from UMC to the next hospital will be seamless.
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