Good!: Hero to be reunited with soldier he saved

Good!: Hero to be reunited with soldier he saved

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    Good!: Hero to be reunited with soldier he saved

    Just an all around touching and awesome story.

    "There isn't a doubt in my mind [that the dogs] saved my life," said Duke, who was wounded by shrapnel -- and is now adopting Rufus.
    Five soldiers, including Duke, were evacuated for medical treatment after the blast. But Duke, a National Guardsman, eventually returned to the base near the Pakistan border and nursed Rufus back to health.
    It was the least he could do, he said. When Duke was homesick, Rufus picked up his spirits. And when Duke stood watch, Rufus hunkered down beside him.
    But Duke said he never thought he would see his canine pal again after finally returning stateside in March.


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    Just saw this myself and was about to post it.

    There is a reason why the dog in considered mankinds best friend
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    that is so cool, i bet that soldier really loves that dog and that dog will always be a good dog, hope all works out for them
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    Wow, that's really awesome to hear. Those are the things that make life special.
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    That's neat! There was a program that I watched not too long ago called "War Dogs of the Pacific." Very good show! This reminds me a little about that.
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    That is awesome I'm glad he got the dog.

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    Heartwarming story, and refreshing that these canines will have a much better life.
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