Giffords and husband on cover of People

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TUCSOn, Ariz. -- For the first time since the January shootings, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is opening up about her incredible recovery.

Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, are on this week's cover of "People" magazine.

In an interview, the couple shares personal pictures and an excerpt from their new memoir, "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope," due out November 15.