Giffords' intern Hernandez honored in HoustonPosted: Updated:
HOUSTON, Texas -- Some call him the hero of the January 8 shooting, and Sunday Daniel Hernandez was honored at a special brunch in Houston.
Hernandez, an intern to Gabriel Giffords, gave first aid to the congresswoman after she was shot in January, helping save her life.
Sunday he talked about how her recovery is progressing.
"She's doing remarkably well considering what happened. And you know what, you'll be able to ask her how she's doing, sooner rather than later, because she's just been doing extremely well," said Hernandez.
The "Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund" held Sunday's event. The group promotes politicians like Giffords who support gay rights.