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Inmates, vets find new hope through service dog program

GATESVILLE – Inside this women’s prison North of Gatesville, two people with very different lives will forever be connected by a dog named Stan.

Inmate Nicole Windham’s five DUIs got her a sentence of 13 years.

“If you don’t take responsibility for it and say, ‘I got myself here,’ and humble yourself – that’s been the biggest thing, humbling yourself from wherever you came from,” Windham said.

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Every Veteran Deserves A Service Dog!

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Patriot PAWS is a non-profit dedicated to providing disabled veterans with service dogs and no cost to the veteran. Each service dog is specially trained by elite dog trainers to assist and protect veterans with life-altering injuries, PTSD, and other disabilities. Each dog takes approximately two years to train, costing the organization around $33,000 per pup. Now, The Texas Federation of Republican Women is raising funds to help!

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