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Loyal Service Dog Dons Cap And Gown To Join 17-Year-Old At Her High School Graduation


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Carrie
- 943 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
On June 2, a service dog named Walton will walk at graduation with his human, 17-year-old Desi. The 6-year-old golden retriever has been with the Michigan teen, who has cerebral palsy, 24/7 for the past four years.



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Fiona Ogilvie (980)
Friday May 9, 2014, 7:34 pm
The picture is so beautiful and it makes my eyes water. Is this the TEAM who worked together ....??? This team should certainly graduate together.
 

Vallee R (281)
Friday May 9, 2014, 7:40 pm
That is great - thanks
 

natasha s (715)
Friday May 9, 2014, 9:46 pm
Such a sweet story! And the pooch looks so cute in the cap!
 

P A (117)
Friday May 9, 2014, 11:52 pm
Amazing - God bless them both - and all like them!
 

Birgit W (159)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 6:12 am
Wonderful, thank you very much for sharing.
 

. (0)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 8:02 am
It was the only right thing to do.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 9:19 am
Ty
 

norma laborie (33)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 1:26 pm
so cute - shared
 

Judith Hand (55)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 1:50 pm
Noted, tweeted, tumblr'd. (Sorry about that cord across the doggie's nose) but what devotion and how proud and regal he looks! Great for them both.
 

Elizabeth M (65)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 2:59 pm
Noted with thanks for this wonderful story Carrie. Seems only right that Waalton should graduate with Desi. Bless them both.
 

Sylvia Walker (18)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 4:14 pm
Well done you two.
 

Ruth C (140)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 4:57 pm
Lovely picture!
 

S J (133)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 6:49 pm
They deserved! Congratulation, you both!
Thanks for sharing so beautiful pic.
 

Carrie B (312)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 11:08 pm
I owe my friend BarbKnight an apology ~ She posted this story about six days and I didn't know that when I posted this. Didn't mean to duplicate. At least it is a worthwhile story and deserving of the extra attention.
 

Rhonda B (106)
Sunday May 11, 2014, 5:20 am
God bless both of them. Thank you.
 

Robert O (12)
Sunday May 11, 2014, 8:34 am
That is so sweet and heartwarming and a great way to start off the morning. I wish them both the best in their futures. Thanks Carrie!
 

kate K (482)
Tuesday May 13, 2014, 4:53 am
Lovely story thank you Carrie
 

SANDRA R (144)
Wednesday May 14, 2014, 2:26 am
Lovely story. Thank you Carrie.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 29, 2014, 8:45 am
Awesome!!
 

Sergio Padilla (63)
Tuesday June 17, 2014, 1:31 pm
cool
 
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