Your Afternoon Cry: Newtown Comfort Dogs Come To Boston


So I’m crying now. Cool.

The A-team of golden retriever “comfort dogs,” a Lutheran church charity-run service last dispatched to Newtown in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, have made their way to Boston to provide desperately-needed cuddles. Addie, Isaiah, Luther, Maggie and Ruthie (who have a Twitter you should probably follow) have been chilling on the steps of a Lutheran church on Boston’s Berkeley Street since Tuesday.

“This is the first time I’ve been out of my house,” Boston Marathon runner Jamie Buller says tearfully as she pets one of the dogs. Another woman used Reddit to organize an independent comfort dog session on Wednesday.

The dogs are wonderful, but let’s hope we don’t see them again for awhile.

[via ABC News]

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