Quick thinking on the part of an intern at the scene of Saturday's horrific shooting may have saved the life of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Daniel Hernandez was somehow able to remain calm during the hail of gunfire that erupted at a Tuscon shopping center on Saturday.
When he saw the Arizona congresswoman go down, the openly gay intern immediately rushed to the wounded member of congress to administer first aid and held her hand until she arrived at the hospital.
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