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Parkland Students Honor The Therapy Dogs, That Helped Them Cope With Tragedy, With A Yearbook Page

Students in Parkland, Florida, dedicated a page in their yearbook to honor the 14 therapy and service dogs that helped them get through the aftermath of the horrific mass shooting that took place just a year ago.

Story via HuffPost


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    All the good boys and girls:

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    The yearbook crew quipped on Twitter that Chief McAlpin — a yellow lab — “loves his yearbook,” and encouraged students to seek him out so they could sign it.

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    Therapy dogs were initially brought to the school to help teens cope with the overwhelming trauma after a gunman fatally shot 17 people on campus Feb. 14, 2018

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    The first of the therapy pups was a Bernese mountain mix named River.

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    Diana Haneski, the school library media specialist, who helped shelter 50 students during the attack, adopted River and introduced him at a "Yappy Hour" last summer.


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    Here's a pup getting his picture taken for the yearbook, the dogs were apparently instructed to place their paws on an image of human footprints.

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    The people who responded to this sentimental tweet about the dogs being honor were touched -- but also saddened that they were even needed in the first place.

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