Thunder dog : The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero. / Michael Hingson.
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Faith. Trust. Triumph. ôIÆm sorry,ö the doctor said. ôHe is permanently and totally blind. There is nothing we can do for him.ö George and Sarah Hingson looked at each other, devastated. Their six-month-old son, Michael was a happy, strawberry blond baby boy, healthy and normal in every way except one. When the Hingsons switched on a light or made silly faces, Michael did not react. Ever. ôMy best suggestion is that you send him to a home for the blind,ö the doctor continued. ôHe will never be able to do anything for himself.ö Forty-seven years later, a yellow Labrador retriever puppy was born in the whelping unit of Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, California. The puppyÆs name was Roselle. On September 11, 2001, she saved MichaelÆs life. This is RoselleÆs story too. ùFrom the Introduction Every moment in Michael HingsonÆs and RoselleÆs lives seemed to lead up to this day. When one of four hijacked...
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