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Pit Bull Rescues Unconscious Owner From Oncoming Train


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Lindsey
- 2623 days ago - abcnews.go.com
This story made me bawl my eyes out. Just warning you that you might so the same. A Massachusetts pit bull named Lilly took on a freight train last week to save her owner, who collapsed unconscious onto the tracks during a late-night walk in Shirley.



   

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Debbie Hogan (115)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 7:44 pm
One heroic, loyal dog.
 

Constance F (418)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 8:48 pm
So many dogs are heroic; I have seen many small acts of heroism and altruism personally, and have read about the big heroic acts like Lily displayed. I have even seen cats be heroic ! Maybe because they act on instinct rather than like us that uses some dumb thought process trying to figure everything out before we act. Nor are they so concerned with self like we are. I think I have witnessed more acts of heroism from dogs than ever by people. But I am so sorry Lily lost her leg, but true to her fabulous nature, she will recover and love and would do it all again if she had to. But I really hope she will never be put into such a terrible position ever ever again j!
 

Terri Hughes (416)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 9:09 pm
What a great story. This lady should thank God everyday for Lilly. She owes her life to this sweet dog. Lilly was her guardian angel. She sacrificed her own life to save her owner. Hope she makes a full recovery. God Bless you Lilly!
 

naomi cohen (55)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 9:33 pm
rest in peace, sweet lilly. thank you lindsey.
 

Mary T (178)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 11:06 pm
What a hero Lilly is I am so sorry she lost her leg, Bless her heart, I hope she makes a great recovery.
 

paul m (93)
Friday May 11, 2012, 6:41 am

Lovely Dog,,
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 11, 2012, 7:12 am
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Erika M (0)
Friday May 11, 2012, 7:28 am
What a wonderful story. Thank you, truly heartwarming.
 

Dawn M (141)
Friday May 11, 2012, 7:32 am
What a great dog:) Thank you!
 

Eve L (57)
Friday May 11, 2012, 7:43 am
What a wonderful dog, it made me cry.. :'( I hope she is recovering well.
 

Suzanne L (89)
Friday May 11, 2012, 8:14 am
Lilly risked her life and was severely injured losing her leg because her owner fell down on the train tracks in an alcoholic stupour. The dog is a real hero. I wish she could find a better home.
 

. (0)
Friday May 11, 2012, 8:19 am
Lilly is a true heroine, a superdog
This story be a lesson to those who decry pit bulls, wild animals are not the pit bull owners.
I also believe that this story can teach what unconditional love is able to give our dog, an infinite love
Thx u Lindesy great shared
 

Nicole W (646)
Friday May 11, 2012, 8:58 am
Lilly should be honored as an ambassador for her beautiful and loyal breed. She is a true hero!
 

Sandi C (90)
Friday May 11, 2012, 9:45 am
Too bad she lost her leg, where was the woman at why isn't she in this video? Is she at home drinking?
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 11, 2012, 10:42 am
A wonderfully loyal dog. I grew up with a pit bull. They really do get a bad rap.
 

Kay M (347)
Friday May 11, 2012, 10:51 am
good dog.
 

Lisa N (202)
Friday May 11, 2012, 11:58 am
Here's hoping Lilly can make a full recovery. It's just sad that she was put in a position where she could be harmed. It didn't have to happen.
 

Carol C (97)
Friday May 11, 2012, 12:18 pm
Signed and Noted. Thank you.
 

. (0)
Friday May 11, 2012, 1:22 pm
Nothing like a good tear up,,,,
 

Ruth C (87)
Friday May 11, 2012, 2:00 pm
Poor Lilly lost her leg because of some drunken old women!
 

Veronica C (18)
Friday May 11, 2012, 2:17 pm
Dogs will lay down their lives for their owners. If only they got such loyalty in return.
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Friday May 11, 2012, 5:26 pm
she is really an angel dog!!!!!!!!!!! she is a wonderful pit . i hope they respect her and give her all she deserve as an special pitbul doggie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they have to love her to the end!!!!!!!!!!!!!! god bless her forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Friday May 11, 2012, 5:28 pm
its veru upsetting fooor me that she almost die!!!!!!!!!!!!! just becouse this drunk old bag put her in that position!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! she need to be in jail for being so cruel with lilis!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!she do not deserve lili.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the pit bull !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Friday May 11, 2012, 5:30 pm
lili isn n a holly dog!!!! she deserve better place. its not fear!!!!!!!!!!!! she is an angel!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

jennifer t (41)
Friday May 11, 2012, 6:26 pm
Its sad and disgraceful tha Lilly has had her leg amputated due to her alcoholic owner.This old woman has had a drinking problem for ages and the poor dog suffers.Lilly neeeds to be rehomed.Pty the old pisshead drunk wasn't killed.Lilly deserves better
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Friday May 11, 2012, 10:34 pm
What a hero! Get well soon, Lilly :-}
 

Latonya W (82)
Thursday May 17, 2012, 11:51 am
Yes a real tear filled story gosh I love u lilly u r the BEST
 
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