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Daniel Hernandez, the intern credited with saving the life of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot in Arizona, is thanked by 9/11 first responder Charles Giles outside Gifford’s office on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 25. Hernandez will be a special guest of first lady Michelle Obama during Tuesday’s State of the Union address by President Barack Obama.
Daniel Hernandez, the intern credited with saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords when she was shot in Tucson, will be at the State of the Union as President Obama’s guest, a senior administration official says. Hernandez will be joined in the First Lady’s seating area by the family of nine-year old Christina Taylor Green, who was killed in the shootings, and by Giffords’ surgeon Peter Ghee.
Mariane Pearl holds up Adam Daniel Pearl’s arms after US President Barack Obama signed the Freedom of the Press Act in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 17, 2010. Mariane and Adam are the wife and son of slain journalist Daniel Pearl. The law expands efforts to identify countries where press freedom is being violated.
President Barack Obama talks with family members of Ambassador Daniel Ohene Agyekum of Ghana, during a credentialing ceremony in the Oval Office, Feb. 24, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)