Diesel... the Little Engine That Did

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Xlibris Corporation, Oct 20, 2011 - Antiques & Collectibles - 24 pages
Facing surgery or entering the hospital for a serious illness can be a very scary event. Diesel, an eleven week old puppy was facing a life threatening situation that required three operations to save his life. This true storey is about the love a young man had for his dog and the heroic efforts to save Diesels life. You will walk through the struggles Diesel faced entering the hospital as he fought to hang on to life and experience the bond between man and his best friend. Sharing this story with children facing similar situations can help them cope with their own frightening experience in the hospital.

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Melissa Altomare is a Licensed Masters Clinical Social Worker and Nurse who has been in the medical profession for 40 years. Working in a variety of hospital positions, Melissa has witnessed the profound positive effect dogs have when visiting ill patients in the hospital. Melissa’s love for Diesel and her son Corey, Diesel’s owner, compelled her to write this story in hopes that sharing their struggles will help ease the fears young children have while fighting their own battles with illness. DIESEL... The Little Engine That Did

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