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Captain Mark Kelly holding Gabrielle's hand.

"Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things.  And no good thing ever dies." ~ Shawshank Redemption

"She has no right to look this good, and she does." ~ Dr. Michael Lemole

I will trust you and respect you, laugh with you and cry with you, loving you faithfully through good times and bad, regardless of the obstacles we may face together. I give you my hand, my heart, and my love, from this day forward for as long as we both shall live.

Captain Mark Kelly is a Naval aviator and an Astronaut.

Gabrielle Giffords is a Congresswoman and a member of the Democratic Party.  Ms. Giffords is also a Fulbright Scholar and former tire-company CEO.

Mr. Kelly and Ms. Giffords met in China in 2003 and married in 2007 at an organic produce farm in Amado, Arizona, officiated by Rabbi Stephani Aaron.

Originally posted to Al Rodgers on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 08:16 PM PST.

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