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twocareer-changedogsthreethatgotoadoptionandonlyourthatwillpasseveryhurdletobecomeguidedogs.Allacrossthecountrymenandwomenareleadinglivesoindependenceandpurposethankstotheseastonishingdogs.Testoriesotheimpacttheyhaveareinspiringandlegion.AormerministerwholosthisvisionandsayshemovedintoassistedlivinginFloridajustwaitingtodienowhashisownplaceandtravelsthecountrygivingmoti-vationaltalks.AretiredArmyofcerwholosthersighttoavirusshecontractedinIraqbecamesodepressedthatshereusedtogooutothehousebutthankstoherblackLabGeorgeshenowracessailboatsinampaBayhikesinPeruandcompetesintriathlons.TenthereisMikeJernigan.AMarinewholostbothhiseyesandalmosthalhiscraniuminIraqJerniganhad30surger-ieshiswielehimhewassowrackedwithPSDanddepressionthathesayshedrankahoJohnnyWalkeradayandbasicallytookoallo2006.TenheheardaboutSoutheastern.JernigansayshisdogBrittaniinspiredhimtogobacktoschool.HegraduatedromUSFremarriedandnowworksoranonprotorwarveteransinDallas.Andhecountshighamonghisaccom-plishmentshelpingtoestablishSouth-easternspioneeringPawsorPatriotsinitiativehelpingotherveteransreclaimtheirlives.Allthehandlershaveboundlessloveandgratitudeorthedogthatledthemoutodarkness.AsadmissionsdirectorWilburntoldmeIIweregivenachancetohaveasurgerythatcouldtotallyrestoremysightbutwouldrequiremetogiveupmydogitwouldbenocontest.Iwouldnotgetthesurgery.IdkeepCarson.ContributingeditorAdamDaviesjustcompletedhissecondappointmentaswriter-in-residenceatNewCollegeofFloridaheswonanumberofawardsforstoriesforthismagazineincludingforBestFeaturefromtheSouthFloridaSocietyofProfessionalJournalistsin2013and2014.abvguddsuslwlkhssvysuspamisldbusydwwtp.oppstwchlduddwhchppulpuppyhuswhchhlpsclzhds.JenniferVare