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By Lisa J. Edwards

She concept she used to be rescuing an deserted puppy.
Turns out, he used to be rescuing her.

The final thing Lisa Edwards wanted used to be a brand new puppy. but if she stumbled on an deserted muddle on Halloween, her middle went out to the runt who walked into partitions and couldn't regular his toes. Lisa--healing from earlier abuse and combating consistent soreness from a protracted clinical condition--saw somewhat herself in little Boo. And whilst he snuggled, helpless, opposed to her, she knew he used to be intended to be hers.

The dunce of obedience type with negative eyesight and an awkward gait, Boo was once the least most likely of heroes. but together with his unflappable spirit and boundless love, Boo has replaced numerous lives via his paintings as a remedy dog--helping a mute six-year-old boy to talk, coaxing circulation from a paralyzed woman and stirring existence in a ninety-four-year-old nun with Alzheimer's. yet maybe Boo's maximum miracle is the best way he reworked Lisa's lifestyles, giving her the best reward of all--faith in herself.

This is the inspiring real tale of "the little puppy who could," yet greater than that, it's the tale of the way one lady and one puppy rescued each one other--a relocating tribute to pray, resilience and the transformative energy of unconditional love.

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I got on top of the ceiling and looked through the hole and I could see anyone walking on the floor below. I saw the cops enter the building.

Getting shot at in Brownsville was no big deal. You’d be in the alley gambling, and some guys would come running in shooting at the other guys. You never knew when the shit was going to go down. Other gangs would drive through on their motorcycles and, boom, boom, they’d take a shot at you. We knew where each crew would hang out, so we knew not to go certain places. But it’s something else when the cops start shooting at you. One day a few of us were walking past the jewelry store on Amboy Street and we saw the jeweler carrying a box.

So we looked nice and nonthreatening. We had the school backpacks and little happy glasses and the Catholic school look with nice pants and white shirts, the whole school outfit. After about a year, I started doing burglaries by myself. It was pretty lucrative, but hanging in the street and jostling was more exciting than robbing houses. You’d grab some ladies’ jewelry and cops would chase you, or what we called heroes would try to come in and rescue the day. It was more risk-taking for less money but we loved the thrill.

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