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November 13, 2015

I discovered ICAN by observing their dogs in action at the Community North Rehabilitation Center while visiting my father. I watched in awe as the dogs assisted my father and patients with physical therapy and emotional support. Little did I know how ICAN and their dogs would take me on a journey of support, personal…

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November 13, 2015

Woof! My name is Maizie! Born a Leo on August 17th in a litter of eight, my mamma is a beautiful golden retriever named Jamie and my daddy is a handsome lab named Forest. Of course, I take after BOTH of them, and I am in training to become an ICAN service dog. OH! and…

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November 13, 2015

I am reminded daily how God provided the right dog at just the right time. For the past two years, disease had left me medically fragile and homebound. Hourly pain, isolation, as well as the loss of health, friends, school, work, and activities were debilitating. Just as life appeared hard enough, I lost my faithful…

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November 13, 2015

I firmly believe that hope can be found, even when the hardest of times brings us to our knees, and we are tempted to give in to discouragement, loneliness and despair. Ernest Hemingway wrote in his great American novel, A Farewell to Arms, "The world breaks everyone, but later, some are stronger at the broken…

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November 13, 2015

My husband Perry Renn was a police officer who died in the line of duty less than two months before you were born. He served the community for over 20 years and was very dedicated with a strong work ethic and desire to serve. For his long service and final sacrifice, the community has honored…

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