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Barbara Techel is the author of the multi-award winning Frankie, the Walk ‘N Roll Dog book series. When her dachshund, Frankie, suffered a spinal injury, Barbara had her custom-fitted for a wheelchair. Frankie persevered, and Barbara realized the beautiful opportunity she had to share Frankie and give others hope and inspiration to be the best they can be. Along with sharing Frankie’s story with children, Barbara and Frankie routinely volunteer as a therapy dog team at a local hospital, senior assisted facility, and hospice community, spreading joy wherever they go.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Marvelous Marvin Goes to Heaven



My mom and I are sad today to have learned that Marvelous Marvin, a beautiful black lab who did lots of good in the world, has died.

Taken from Marvin's website:

Marvelous Marvin is based on the true story of an 3-year-old black Labrador who was relinquished by his original owner only to be rejected a second time because of a disability. 
Despite his disability and rejection, Marvin never gave up hope and overcame his disability and rejection.
Marvelous Marvin has a happy ending, but getting there will certainly evoke your emotions.

To read more about Marvin visit this online story.

Rest in peace, Marvin.  Good dog.


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1 comment:

Toby- The dog with a blog said...

How sad:(
He looked & sounded like a good doggie!