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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 )

Carrie
- 145 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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Betsy Bee (1049)
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.
 

Val R. (245)
Friday May 9, 2014, 7:40 pm
That is great - thanks
 

Natasha Salgado (531)
Friday May 9, 2014, 9:46 pm
Such a sweet story! And the pooch looks so cute in the cap!
 

Pat A. (116)
Friday May 9, 2014, 11:52 pm
Amazing - God bless them both - and all like them!
 

Birgit W. (145)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 6:12 am
Wonderful, thank you very much for sharing.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
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 (32)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 1:26 pm
so cute - shared
 

Judith Hand (59)
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. (67)
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 (16)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 4:14 pm
Well done you two.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 4:57 pm
Lovely picture!
 

S J. (116)
Saturday May 10, 2014, 6:49 pm
They deserved! Congratulation, you both!
Thanks for sharing so beautiful pic.
 

Carrie B. (305)
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. (100)
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 g (482)
Tuesday May 13, 2014, 4:53 am
Lovely story thank you Carrie
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Wednesday May 14, 2014, 2:26 am
Lovely story. Thank you Carrie.
 

Evanola Davis (68)
Thursday May 29, 2014, 8:45 am
Awesome!!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Tuesday June 17, 2014, 1:31 pm
cool
 
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