Q&A Daniel Hernandez
EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Hernandez Tells LATINA He Wasn't Even Supposed to be There
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.

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