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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The intern who rushed to the help of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot is being heralded as a hero
at a memorial service for the Arizona massacre. Daniel Hernandez started working with Giffords just five days before the attack Saturday in Tucson. He's a political science major and a junior at the University of Arizona.

The school is holding the memorial at its jam-packed arena with more than 14,000 people. Some 13,000 others were watching on a scoreboard at the school's stadium.

Hernandez rushed to stop the congresswoman's blood loss with his hands. He rejects the title of hero and says the country has learned from this tragedy that everyone needs to come together.

He then took his seat next to President Barack Obama, who is speaking later.
      
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