Take Two: Grab a tissue… or two, or three

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  • March 11, 2018
  • by Jacki Skole

A news story recently caught my attention. It was about a dog, in Brazil, who has been sitting outside a Sao Paolo hospital for some four months. You probably know where this story is going. The dog’s owner–a homeless man–died at the hospital in October. The dog, it seems, chased the ambulance to the hospital,…

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