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Kitty and Her Pups, Part II

Kitty and Her Pups, Part II

It was a telling moment for me when I discovered that Daddy hated one of my favorite “dog movies”, Turner and Hooch. [Warning: if you haven't seen this 20+ year old movie, I'll be posting a big SPOILER -- read at your own risk.] In a lot of ways, Daddy was the perfect stereotype of a man born in the 1920s who joined the Marines at 18. He was definitely tough, he was often harsh, and … Read entire article »

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Kitty and Her Pups

Kitty and Her Pups

This picture isn’t labeled, but later photos tell me that the adult dog in this picture is named “Kitty” and that these are her pups. Two of these pups were later named “Bam” and “Dixie”. This is my favorite photo when thinking of soldiers and their adopted dogs. While the quality is poor and the photo has certainly been damaged over the years, seeing those pups in a Marine helmet? It warms my heart every … Read entire article »

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