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My hopes and dreams in your hands

Published 11:24am Friday, June 8, 2012

Tuesday, donations were put in my accounts and then I paid off all outstanding bills.  I knew I needed some rest but I was on such a high there was one more visit I wished to make.  Off I went to visit Kanisha and Katrina in their new home. The call was made earlier so I was expected.  When I pulled up I was immediately greeted by DeeKay, their big beautiful Mastiff, as the girls playfully circled him. I learned the Kanisha (black) was now Kaylee, and Katrina is now Kylee.  I laughed to myself, “Well at least they’re still K 9’s.” The whole family was extremely cordial and I had a fantastic time with them and the girls, DeeKay too.
As I wearily sat in my car preparing to head home, I was so flooded with emotions I literally wept. I thought back to when I first saw them behind that fence, so confused and frightened.  And now seeing the constant smiles on their faces as they dance around their new big brother was just too much for me to handle.  My hopes and dreams for them and so many others have been put in your hands and you have so magnificently heeded the call.
Thanks for listening.

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