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Daniel Hernandez Jr is the reluctant hero talking to piers Morgan

by | 7th, February 2013

DANIEL Hernandez Jr., was a congressional intern who stepped up:

On January 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner opened fire at a “Congress on Your Corner” event in Tucson, Arizona, featuring U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Since he had some medical training, Hernandez ran toward the gunfire to tend to victims, realized Giffords was shot on the left side of her head and used his bare hands to keep her from losing more blood. . . . He’s been credited with saving Giffords’ life and recognized as a hero, although he rejects the title.

He’s written a book. It’s title is  They Call Me a Hero: A Memoir of My Youth. CNN’s Piers Morgan  spoke with him about his life and guns:

CNN: It’s clear in the book that you aren’t comfortable with the word ‘hero’ or the attention, so what challenges did you come across

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