Mark Kelly on Courage and Hope

Mark Kelly talks about caring for his wife, former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords

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Mark Kelly with Gabrielle Giffords in recovery, 2011
Photo:U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords' office
Where We Live: Mark Kelly on Courage and Hope
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Where We Live: Mark Kelly on Courage and Hope

When Gabrielle Giffords and 19 others were shot by a gunman in Tuscon, Arizona 16 months ago, it set off a national conversation about guns, politics and the way words can perhaps prompt violent reactions.  But for Kelly, a retired Navy pilot and space shuttle astronaut, it started a different sort of chapter - caring for a woman who was  one day a Democratic congresswoman, and the next a victim of a traumatic gunshot wound to the head.  Tonight, Kelly talks about her recovery and courage at Southern CT state university - and he’ll join us.