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Courage shines at BRAVO awards
Orange County Register ^ | 2/10/2011 | Samantha Gowen

Posted on 02/12/2011 2:50:41 AM PST by South40

It was an award ceremony dedicated to honoring public servants and community heroes.

The show was stolen, you could say, by a 90-pound dog named Courage.


These people and the dog are fine examples of California’s gold,” said Howser, with a nod to his longtime PBS program “California’s Gold.” And so it was the dog — the last honoree to take the stage — that got everyone’s undivided attention.

In 10 months, Courage has become a poster pup for endurance and strength. Weighing 37 pounds and near death, the 3-year-old dog was surrendered by his owner, a Bellflower resident, on April 6, 2010, to a volunteer with German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County. His former owner, Kimberly Nizato, was arrested and charged with felony animal neglect. Her court case will continue March 3.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: awards; bravo; courage; dog; shines

1 posted on 02/12/2011 2:50:44 AM PST by South40
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To: Brad's Gramma

Courage update ping!

2 posted on 02/12/2011 2:51:48 AM PST by South40 (Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid. ~Ronald Reagan)
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