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Just Gus : A Rescued Dog and the Woman He Loved
Just Gus A Rescued Dog and the Woman He Loved Author:Laurie Williams, Roslyn Banish Gus was a lucky dog. Injured and abandoned, he could have become another of the 7 million animals euthanized every year. Then Stephanie Williams entered the picture. A successful journalist, she had been diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer at the age of 30. On medical leave and living alone, she wanted a warm four-legged companion. When she ... more »saw Gus's soulful eyes and goofy grin, it was love at first sight: she would rescue him, and he would return the favor. Just Gus is about how much one dog did to make a dying woman happy giving tireless love, comfort, and support. This extraordinary story shows how one dog brought joy and hope to a woman's last days.« less
Wow, did this book ever make me cry. I have to pass it along because every time I look at the back page containing a picture of Gus and Stephanie I go all teary again.
This book chronicles the story of Stephanie, a young woman battling cancer, who decides to save the life of a homeless young dog named Gus. The book tells their story in both prose and photography and is both beautiful and heartbreaking. I can't bear to read it again :(