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I talk a lot about my puppy Jake. However, I do have another pet. We met in April 1982 when I was 6 1/2 years old and she was 5 1/2 months old. Today, it's amazing that we are still celebrating our birthdays together. Bogie turns 34 in November, I turn 40 in December.I must admit, I am a very shy person. My shyness was so bad that it caused such anxiety and panic in me that I would ...

Mel Boone | Jul 1, 2015

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