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Thu February 27, 2014
Team USA Hockey Player Adopts 2 Stray Dogs From Sochi
Originally published on Thu February 27, 2014 4:30 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene. Team USA hockey player David Backes did not bring home gold this year. But he did bring home two stray dogs from Sochi. The stray animal population in the Russian resort town received a good bit of attention during the games, and Backes hopes these animals will help raise awareness. The dogs will be monitored in an animal shelter for 30 days, where one caretaker says they'll be getting them ready for adoption, and also teaching them English.
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