By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/13/2011 - 15:30
Growing up in Tucson, the son of a Mexican mom and a Mexican American dad, Daniel Hernandez wanted to be a doctor, someone who helps people in dire need. By the time he’d been bitten by the politics bug and joined Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ campaign, he had no idea that the nursing assistant training course he’d taken in high school would come into play in the most dramatic way imaginable. Hernandez, of course, ran through gunfire to get to Giffords and helped Giffords survive those critical first moments before ambulances arrived.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/12/2011 - 16:30
Before being shot point blank in the head this weekend and surviving (thank God), U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was expected to be an outspoken leader of the immigration debate taking shape in congress this year.
By Latina Staff | 01/10/2011 - 18:00
The Latino community in Arizona, like most Americans throughout the nation, were stunned by the weekend shooting spree in Tucson that killed six and wounded 14 others, including US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
The Democratic congresswoman was hit in the head during a Congress on Your Corner events over the weekend where Tucsonans had gathered to chat with her. Constituents say she has always been accessible.
By Fox News Latino | 01/10/2011 - 17:00
In an interview with Fox News Latino, Daniel Hernández, the 20-year-old intern who saved Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' life, opened up about Saturday's tragic shooting and how he kept his wits about him.
“My main goal was to try to make sure the congresswoman and everyone was ok," the University of Arizona junior said. "When I saw injured people I tried to tend to them as good as I could, until emergency personnel arrived.”
By Mariela Rosario | 01/10/2011 - 10:06
A 20-year-old Latino intern named Daniel Hernandez is being credited with saving Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' life in the crucial minutes after a lunatic opened fire on her Tucson, AZ Congress on Your Corner event this weekend and shot her point blank in the head.