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IN People ON 18 Sep, 2016
Dogs are the best mates, no doubt! They hear you, respect you, and guard you like family. By simply their gestures, they can make you feel relieved and deprived of all the tensions and issues in your hectic life. Their presence always makes you happy in some or the other ways. But when you lose them, it feels as if the world has ended for you. Bidding a goodbye is hard, be it to one of your loved one or a beloved pet. And this story will give you yet another evidence to prove that losing a pet whom you have loved and taken care for such a long time is the biggest grief of the world.
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Kelly O'Connell lived in the New York State. She was 19 when she found a 12-week-old black lab mix in a shopping cart during winters. She didn't intend to adopt a dog, but it just happened by chance. She adopted him, and they became the best of friends.
Charlie and Kelly were the best of mates and their bond became deeper as time passed by. Years later, Kelly moved to Colorado along with Charlie. Soon Kelly found her soulmate, James Garvin and they both moved in together with Charlie.
...both Veterinarians got married this September and wanted Charlie to blossom the wedding ceremony with his presence, but 15-year-old Charlie was diagnosed with a brain tumor this year and his condition had worsened. It was evident that he would not live any longer.
Charlie had five seizures and Kelly decided to put him down a week before the wedding because it was too much for a dog to bear such pain. It was equally painful for Kelly too. But in the desire to see Kelly getting married, Charlie was making all the efforts and getting better.
Charlie made it to attend the beautiful wedding to see his master tie the knot with her love. He made it down the aisle, but couldn't make it back. O'Connell's sister who was the maid-of-honor helped Charlie to make his way as he wasn't able to do it himself. She carried him down the aisle.
With tears in her eyes, Kelly mentioned that Charlie was not just her pet, but a friend who was always her silent supporter. After Kelly's sister carried him down to the aisle, the bride, and the groom dropped to their knees and hugged the dog. He was sick and dire, but yet he managed to show it up for Kelly. You know, this is what true love is. No expectations, no demands but only giving away the best of you can to the one you love.
Dziuvenis, who was Kelly's best of friends and also the wedding photographer took to Instagram and mentioned that it was the most amazing display of emotions she had ever seen in her life. Kelly also mentioned that their wedding pictures to her were 'absolutely priceless'. Kelly said, " He may not have been able to do what he wanted to do, and his body was definitely failing him, but he was happy just to be there."
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