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

Society & Culture  (tags: education, graduation, service dogs, disabled, loyalty, society, children, humans, goodnews, health, news )

- 1475 days ago -
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 O (565)
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 (280)
Friday May 9, 2014, 7:40 pm
That is great - thanks

Past Member (0)
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 (160)
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

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 (87)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 4:57 pm
Lovely picture!

S J (130)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 6:49 pm
They deserved! Congratulation, you both!
Thanks for sharing so beautiful pic.

Carrie B (306)
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 (481)
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

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Tuesday June 17, 2014, 1:31 pm
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