Friday, January 21, 2011

Congresswoman Giffords Takes the Next Step to Recovery

Posted By on Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 2:54 PM

Rebecca Hudson, 19, left, and Amanda Normington, 19, attend the motorcade this morning that moved Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords from University Medical Center to a rehabilitation center in Texas. Photograph by Allison Mullally © 2011
  • PHOTOGRAPH BY ALLISON MULLALLY
  • Rebecca Hudson, 19, left, and Amanda Normington, 19, attend the motorcade this morning that moved Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords from University Medical Center to a rehabilitation center in Texas.

Community members and media lined the streets this morning as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was moved from University Medical Center to an awaiting flight out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for a rehabilitation center in Houston, where she will begin the next step of her rehabilitation.

The motorcade to move Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords started at 9:15 this morning outside of UMC. Photograph by Samantha M. Sais © 2011
  • PHOTOGRAPH BY SAMANTHA M. SAIS
  • The motorcade to move Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords started at 9:15 this morning outside of UMC.

More after the jump

A Southwest Ambulance was there to take part in the motorcade. PHOTOGRAPH BY ALLISON MULLALLY

PHOTOGRAPH BY ALLISON MULLALLY © 2011
  • PHOTOGRAPH BY ALLISON MULLALLY
  • Motorcyclists joined the motorcade this morning. Rep. Gabby Giffords is a known motorcycle enthusiasts, riding her bike between Patagonia, Ariz., and Tucson.

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