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“We are incredibly sad and it’s a rough time for us. Please understand I am having a hard time finding the right words...Posted by Josephs Legacy on Sunday, September 2, 2018
LEBANON, Ohio - A nonprofit in Lebanon is pulling out of its program for inmates at the Warren Correctional Institution.
The program allowed some inmates to interact with dogs.
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But one canine, a German shepherd named Evie, was recently found dead in the prison.
Katherine Hartung had been fostering Evie through Joseph's Legacy.
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Evie had a tough life, "a broken hip, having surgery. Living on the streets... She was a part of our family," said Hartung.
Hartung said her life has also changed since becoming Evie's foster.
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"It's been more fulfilled. These dogs, I don't want to say you get a sense of gratification for yourself, but you feel like you've contributed, done something for these dogs," said Hartung.
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She says the dog was a Houdini of sorts, jumping over fences and even unlocking doors. So she handed her over to the Warren...
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