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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, July 8, 2010

Frankie's Story on Newsstands TODAY- In Woman's World Magazine

Frankie's mom here.... Ok, so our timing was a bit off... we thought the issue would debut Monday, July 12th... but found out TODAY that the issue is actually out on many newsstands as of today, July 8th. So here is the cover and Frankie's story is on page 40.

I can't thank Woman's World enough, as well as writer Kathy Fitzpatrick for capturing our mission in such a beautiful way. I am so, so grateful.

Thank you also to Trisha Brunner of Legacy Studios for doing the photo shoot, as well as Hailey and McKayla Nack for being a part of the shoot. Though their pictures didn't make it in, I'm so grateful for their willingness to be a part of our very special day.

A big thank you to my husband, John who continually supports me in all that I do... as well as my mom who is so amazing in supporting me... and all my family and friends... thank you for sharing in our joy. It means so much to me.

Enjoy the article! And oh, yes, Frankie's story will be featured on WLUK, Channel 11 this Sunday, July 11th at two different times. One between 7:00a and 8:00a and then again between 9:00pm & 10:00pm. If this is not a channel in your area, visit WLUK website for a live link!



Maggie said...

Congratulations on all the positive press!

Hannalei said...

Oh my goodness I am so off to buy that right now. I just love you Frankie!!! XoXo

Who needs the Twilight series when we have Frankie!!! :)