Most Active Stories
- Le Show For The Week Of Mar. 15, 2015
- Machete-Wielding Man Attacks TSA Agents At Louis Armstrong Airport, Is Shot By Police
- Peter Sagal Says New Orleans Is The Best — And He'll Show Us A Great Time Thursday Night
- The Irish Have Been Part Of New Orleans From The Beginning
- Argo The Police Dog Forces Carjacking Suspect Hiding Inside Cemetery Tomb To Surrender
Around the Nation
Mon April 22, 2013
Golden Retrievers Sent To Help Boston Heal
Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 9:18 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm David Greene. As Boston begins healing, they are getting a little help from man's best friend. Five Golden Retrievers: Addie, Isaiah, Luther, Maggie and Ruthie. They're comfort dogs sent by Lutheran Church Charities in Illinois. One of their jobs: just be ready if someone needs a friend to hug.
Addie and Maggie were recently in Connecticut spending time with children from Sandy Hook. After Boston the dogs are heading to the town of West, Texas after that explosion at a fertilizer plant. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.