Skip to comments.Their son never came back from Iraq, the puppy he saved did: ...
Posted on 11/26/2011 8:48:02 AM PST by algernonpj
Hero is no ordinary New Hampshire dog.
Hers is a tale that began in war-torn Samarra, Iraq, in early 2007.
Justin Rollins, of 82nd Airborne Division, had found the tiny puppy, one of a litter of eight, living underneath an abandoned portable toilet near his base.
Smiling and enjoying the company of the young litter, he and his team-mates took some photos to send home. Just hours later, Justin was killed by an IED.
The happy pictures he had taken and emailed home that night were the last contact he'd have with his girlfriend and family - but the start of an unlikely tale of determination. ...
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Hero as a puppy Ping
Awwwwww! One question nags, however. If the Muslims despise dogs so much, how come our soldiers keep finding them? You’d think they’d be in short supply.
I wonder if it’s a case of the dogs finding our soldiers, realizing they are safe around them.
That’s probably true. Plus, I know our soldiers would share their food. The Iraqis would probably just kick the dogs. So where would the dogs gravitate? To a camp with lots of food and kind humans.
everyone...women, children... is safe around our military-—except the brutal enemy,
Beautiful, but sad, story. Further proof to me that there are kind people in this world.
Thanks for posting it.
This was on 20/20 last night-——a real tear jerker.
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