After greeting the teachers, I follow Chester's lead, knowing he will take me to the child who is ready. He heads to the little girl in the wheel chair, actually a wheel-recliner-chair, who cannot lift her head to see, or reach her frail hand over the railing to pet him. I give him the command "up" and pat the side of her recliner, Chester rises up gentle as a lamb ~ resting his big paws on the side of her chair, he kisses her on the cheeks, and she smiles with delight. He stays for a bit while she lets her fingers settle into his soft fur. She cannot see, she cannot speak, but she knows there is a big-ole, very-sweet, puppy-dog on her lap, who wants to be her friend.
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