Giffords' office secures transport for constituent in Egypt

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Congresswoman Giffords may be recovering in Houston, but her office is still busy making sure the needs of her constituents continue to be met in Tucson.

Andrea Richardson, 24, is safe in Istanbul tonight.

This after the Giffords office helped secure her safe transport out of Egypt, as chaos rocks the country.

Her parents, Alice and John Richardson, contacted the Giffords office on Swan Road last Monday.

The Giffords team took immediate action, and reached out to the state department to make arrangements.

By Tuesday, she had boarded a chartered flight to Turkey. Her parents say they couldn't have asked for better treatment.