In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 photo, Budhi Blair relaxes with his dogs Ryder, left, and Layla, right, outside Blair's home in Windsor Township, Pa. While serving 9 years in state prison, Blair joined a veterans' program where he learned to train rescue dogs. Blair, who said he endured childhood abuse and has PTSD from his service in Iraq, said working with dogs in the prison program helped him sleep at night and gain a new outlook on life after prison.
In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 photo, Budhi Blair relaxes with his dogs Ryder, left, and Layla, right, outside Blair's home in Windsor Township, Pa. While serving 9 years in state prison, Blair joined a veterans' program where he learned to train rescue dogs. Blair, who said he endured childhood abuse and has PTSD from his service in Iraq, said working with dogs in the prison program helped him sleep at night and gain a new outlook on life after prison. York Daily Record via AP Chris Dunn
In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 photo, Budhi Blair relaxes with his dogs Ryder, left, and Layla, right, outside Blair's home in Windsor Township, Pa. While serving 9 years in state prison, Blair joined a veterans' program where he learned to train rescue dogs. Blair, who said he endured childhood abuse and has PTSD from his service in Iraq, said working with dogs in the prison program helped him sleep at night and gain a new outlook on life after prison. York Daily Record via AP Chris Dunn

A dog saved this ex-inmate-veteran; now he saves dogs

November 11, 2017 12:01 AM

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