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Earl the dog and one trooper’s ‘bittersweet’ decision

 

Rhode Island State Police Trooper Damien Maddox became Earl’s new master and grew to love him like family.  Giving the dog back to Lance Corporal Bradley O’Keefe was tough, but Maddox said he knew it would help O’Keefe heal, and said O’Keefe and Earl are “meant to be together.”

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