U.S. congressional candidate Duckworth addresses delegates during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

 
U.S. congressional candidate Duckworth addresses delegates during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte
U.S. congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, who lost both of her legs to injuries sustained while serving as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot in combat in Iraq, gestures as she addresses delegates during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed