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Chloe Mae gets wheels

Published 9:45am Friday, July 13, 2012

“She’ll learn,” I explained to Johnny and every person watching.  Suddenly Dr. Raines and half her staff came out and asked us to come in.  along with myself, Donna and the whole establishment were waiting for this moment since we first hatched the idea.  All other activities were put on hold and I don’t believe a single person objected.  Chloe was placed on the table and as she started to get the idea of what to do, Jodie and I frantically took pictures.  I then picked her up off the table and kissed her, because I couldn’t help myself.  I asked Johnny to go to the other end of the room, lifted her hind legs and asked him to call her.  Chloe wheeled herself directly to him but I don’t think anyone in the room saw it because their eyes were clouded with tears.  We then took her outside and tried her on the sidewalk.  I believe Chloe Mae is left footed because she kept making right hand turns.  We righted the ship and once again she headed straight towards Johnny.  She then headed toward the grass but didn’t know how to push through and did another flop.  I picked her up and handed her to Johnny. “I think that’s enough for now, give her time and she’ll be anxious for the cart to be put on.”
After hugs and thank yous, Johnny and Chloe Mae took off for home and I sat down on the outside bench.  I  was so flooded with emotions I couldn’t see.  I did what I often do before and after some of my special cases, I prayed to Him to whom all good things come.  “Heavenly Father, thank you for the privilege to in some small way to make a difference in the lives of your most precious creations.”
Thanks for listening.

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