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MEMORIAL DAY: Read This VERY Heartwarming Story

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HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - After rescuing an abused puppy he found while on patrol in Afghanistan, a U.S. Staff Sergeant has brought his new canine friend home, CNN reports.

When Sgt. Nick B. first found Bodhi -- an Afghan herding dog -- in a village in Afghanistan, the poor puppy was in a terrible state. His ears and half his tail had been hacked off and he was severely malnourished.

"They were going to use him to fight other dogs as entertainment," said Nick, who has served in the U.S. Army for 13 years.

"You could just tell he hadn't been fed properly...When I saw that, it just broke my heart. I knew I had to get this dog out of here." click here to read more

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