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Giffords No Longer Needs Helmet

By ANNA-MEGAN RALEY
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Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been rehabbing a gunshot wound to her in Houston at Memorial Hermann Hospital. Neurosurgeon Dr. Dong Kim told reporters Thursday that a team of doctors placed an implant in her head to repair her skull and that she’s awake and communicating.

Giffords will no longer have to wear a protective helmet.

Giffords was shot in the head Jan. 8. Six people were killed and 12 others wounded in the assassination attempt in Tucson, Ariz.

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