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May 26, 2022

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Letter: Good fortune makes a difference


If you are looking for a pet that is easygoing, affectionate and playful and social, one is available, his name is Bruno.

As an animal lover, I am drawn to The Columbian’s pet section. Among those looking for homes are dogs that cost in the thousands. Yet, the dog Bruno is overlooked and has been available for five months. No takers! All he is asking for is a decent home. No cost involved.

There is an analogy here with human beings: Those born in good circumstances are valued more than those who are not. It takes more for those born in unfortunate circumstances to flourish than those who are lucky enough to be born otherwise.

Bruno, unfortunately, was not born with a silver dog spoon in his mouth. He is a victim of poverty. I guess that makes him worthless.

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