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Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Retrievers

by | 15th, May 2008

oprah-dead-dogs.jpgWHEN Oprah Winfrey’s dogs died, Anorak looked on aghast. It was horrible:

Gone??!! I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Yes, I saw it. I saw the caretaker rocking back and forth on the ground, his arms wrapped around himself, crying hysterically.

My brain took in the whole scene, but it wasn’t tracking properly. The first thing I remember saying is, “It’s okay. It’ll be okay. Tell me what happened.” Through his sobs I heard: “…choked on a ball.”

Now the dogs are remebered in Daniel Edwards’ “Memories of Sophie and Gracie: A Puppies’ Memorial” — which opens May 22 at the Leo Kesting Gallery.

The exhibition highlights “the overlooked threat of accidental pet fatality by common household products.” Sophie died earlier this year of kidney failure. Gracie got the ball…

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