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Portraits of a Dog Bring Homeless Man Out of Poverty

Monday, August 04, 2014

It's common enough to read stories about humans rescuing dogs, but a dog rescuing a human is another kind of story altogether. It's one of companionship, motivation and love. John Dolan is a 43-year-old artist from England who spent most of his life in and out of trouble, and living on the street. Then one day, a fellow homeless woman gave him a "Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppy who she had traded for the price of a can of beer."   READ MORE


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