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How One Dog Helped a Teen Through Homelessness

Alessandra Rizzotti

Sassafras Lowrey is an author and a mentor to LGBT youth. However, as a teen, she was homeless and her dog Mercury was a source of comfort during that difficult time. Lowrey brings up that housing instability is not an ideal way to raise a dog. However, in her case, training Mercury led to her becoming a certified dog trainer, and taught her how to open up to others.

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