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Giffords, Kelly, to speak at RIT

Giffords, Kelly, to speak at RIT

Rochester, NY -- RIT is announcing plans for Homecoming & Family Weekend this fall.

The highlights include a talk by Space Shuttle astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife -- former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

They will speak Oct. 12 in RIT's Gordon Field House and Activities Center.

Their speech, titled Endeavor to Succeed, will explore goals, perseverance and managing difficult situations.

Giffords sustained a gunshot wound to the head at an appearance in her home district in 2011.


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