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Monday, 23 December, 2019

Assistance dog: Boy’s ‘tearjerker’ letter has happy ending – BBC News

Lewis meeting assistance dog Jade for the first time

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A County Antrim boy has been rewarded with a dog that will help him cope with Asperger syndrome after writing a special letter.

Lewis Millar, 10, was on the waiting list for an assistance dog for four years and he wrote the letter as part of the assessment process.

This week, Jade – a black Labrador – joined Lewis’ family in Connor, near Ballymena, just in time for Christmas.

Click here to read full article https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-50865967

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