A challenge is met

RECOVERY—Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords speaks to the audience with her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, at her side during a Jan. 13 Thousand Oaks Distinguished Speakers event.
The speaker approached the podium at the Civic Arts Plaza last week and talked for just over half a minute. But rather than feeling cheated, audience members stood and cheered when former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had finished.
Giffords is making the rounds on a national speaking tour with her h...

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