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Giffords gives inspirational address at RIT

Giffords gives inspirational address at RIT

Henrietta, NY -- Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has an inspiring message for RIT students: She is still trying to make the world a better place and they can too. She told them, "Be passionate, be courageous, be your best."

13 WHAM has a video report about her remarks at Saturday's homecoming, and remarks by her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly.

According to The Associated Press, Giffords and Kelly on Sunday will visit a Saratoga Springs gun show where buyers undergo background checks.

Giffords was shot in the head at a speaking event in 2011 and has written a memoir.


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