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A Gift of Puppies

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A Gift of Puppies by Carolyn Wing Greenlee

…In this book, you will read about the feelings of many puppy raisers, and you will hear from others, such as breeder custodians, that are all important contributors to the life cycle of a service animal. You’ll understand their joys and heartbreaks, what it is like to take a cute bundle of fur into their homes, to deal with shredded shoes and little puddles on the carpet. You’ll count the shadows of developing puppies on a sonogram as they grow inside their mother. You’ll join puppy raisers when they drop off their mature dog for training, and you’ll experience the joy of watching a very special and highly educated Dog make a difference in another person’s life.

So, turn the page quickly and join us for a very special adventure. And, perhaps you’ll want to join this very special volunteer lifestyle and make a difference in a puppy’s life and that of a very lucky human.

G. Morgan Watkins
Acting President and CEO
Guide Dogs for the Blind
July 2010 – December 2011

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A Gift of Dogs

Steady Hedy

A Gift of Dogs

Also available on Kindle and iBooks.

A Gift of Dogs by Carolyn Wing Greenlee

This book is not only about guide dogs, remarkable as they are. It’s each person’s unique story of making peace with what has been called the Nation’s Number One Most Feared Disability.

As a sighted person reading this book, you may catch a glimpse of what it’s like for the blind and visually impaired, and marvel at their tenacity and determination to overcome the adversities they have faced. If you are blind or visually impaired, you may find comfort, a sense of community, and possibly hope in the knowledge that others have gone before you into the dark and have found their way — some with patience, some with humor, some kicking and screaming, and some with delight. Each of these solitary journeys is unique, but they all have one thing in common — a gift of dogs.

Other books with Guide Dogs

A Gift of Puppies

Steady Hedy

Steady Hedy

Also available on Kindle

Steady Hedy by Carolyn Wing Greenlee

In this intimate and honest memoir, Greenlee shares surprising lessons and adventures she encountered after the devastation of her sudden and profound loss of vision. She takes readers past the gates of Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, California, and into the 28 days of intensive training that’s required to graduate with a guide dog. Surrounded by a supportive community of staff and students, Greenlee faces the bondage of her Confucian upbringing and finds freedom far beyond mobility with a guide dog.

Other books with Guide Dogs

A Gift of Puppies

A Gift of Dogs

Inside the Oy Quong Laundry

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Inside the Oy Quong Laundry by Kathleen Kong Wing, with Carolyn Wing Greenlee

It was not easy being a young Chinese girl growing up in California during the 1920s and ’30s. Kathleen not only had to survive the prevailing hostility of the times, she also had to endure being “a worthless female” working in her family’s laundry and her mother’s suspicion of anything not Chinese. Her search for worth and struggle for acceptance, the awkwardness of growing into womanhood, and her gracious acceptance of those ugly aspects of life which can transform us into people of dignity, character, and grace are captured here Inside the Oy Quong Laundry.

Inside the Oy Quong Laundry is part in a series of the Wing family memoirs, which include:

Son of South Mountain & Dust

Eternal River, Vol I: The Early Years

Eternal River, Vol II: The Claremont Years

Eternal River, Vol III: The Next Thirty Years