At the age of 12, Ryan Gibbons died from a severe asthma attack. It happened on October 9, 2012, during recess at school. Normally, he could just reach for his inhaler when an attack came on. But his school took his inhaler away, and
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Justice has finally come to defend Jethro, a beloved police dog. In January 2016, Jethro was shot and killed by Kelonte Barefield while he was reporting to a burglary at a grocery store with the Canton Police Department. Hundreds attended Jethro’s funeral to honor
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