By Mariela Rosario | 01/13/2011 - 08:30
At the memorial last night for the shooting victims and survivors of the horrific shooting in Tucson, the intern credited with saving the life of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, Daniel Hernandez, earned a standing ovation for his passionate speech. Telling the crowd that he must "humbly reject the title of hero," a clearly overwhelmed and emotional Hernandez gave a short but touching speech about reserving that title for public servants and those who have dedicated their lives to helping others.
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.