Looks like 100% recovery very soon — Gabby began speaking fewer than 30 days after her head wound. The American love story of Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly rivals that of Australia’s Steve and Terri Irwin.
Gabby is a legislator and Mark is an astronaut. Though she was shot in the head on January 8, 2011, they agreed together less than a month later that he would return to train for and fly his upcoming US Space Shuttle mission. She was so much recovered that he could leave the planet. Prior to this decision, he had sat steadfastly at her bedside, encouraging her. See details at: