Jessie, the sickly, emaciated, tick-infested pit bull mix who was saved from the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Facility by Medical Animals In Need (M.A.I.N.), has been adopted.
Jessie was rescued from absolute misery and certain death in Sept., 2012.
Today, she is officially healthy, happy and a part of a loving family, and I personally dare you not to cry.
I dare you to watch the video which chronicles her journey and not shed tears for the misery she was forced to endure prior to being saved.
I dare you to make it through without thinking, "what if."
I dare you not to hurt for her foster family who gave her their heart and then watched her leave.
I dare you to hold back the tears when you see her romp and play and think, "this may have never been."
You will cry tears of sorrow and tears of joy for Jessie, her foster family and the rescue who saved her life.
You will cry tears for all of the Jessies who do not have the same outcome.
Congratulations Jessie and thank you to M.A.I.N. and a special thank you, from one foster home to another, to Jessie's foster family who is tending to their own broken hearts right now.
May your hearts mend and may you go on to do the same thing again - fosters are special people.
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