...Her mother, Roxanna, (click title to entry - thank you) told The Arizona Star: "She was born back east. September 11 affected everyone there and Christina-Taylor was always very aware of it. She was very patriotic and wearing red, white and blue was really special to her.''
Her mother said her daughter was aware of the inequities in the world. "She was all about helping people and being involved. It's so tragic. She went to learn today and then someone with so much hatred in their heart took the lives of innocent people."
Christina-Taylor's father, John Green, told the newspaper his daughter had just been elected to the student council at Mesa Verde Elementary School and had been interested in politics....
The other five were:
The Giffords aide was identified as Gabe Zimmerman, her community outreach director; the 30-year-old was engaged to be married.
U.S. District Judge John Roll, 63, the chief judge for the District of Arizona, was killed while apparently attending a public appearance by Giffords outside a Safeway store north of Tucson, U.S. Marshall David Gonzales confirmed to the Associated Press.
The other victims include Dorwin Stoddard, 76, Dorthy Murray, 76, and Phyllis Schneck, 79.