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Stone, 62, is legally blind. Figo, her Golden Retriever, is her guide dog. In
June, they tried to cross a street. A bus almost rammed into them. Figo blocked
her, then leaped at the bus in a desperate attempt to knock it out of the
New York reports:
As Stone lay injured on the ground,
Brewster Police Chief John Del Gardo said despite having a severe leg injury,
Figo would not leave Stone’s side.
Amazingly, Figo didn’t yelp in pain
but calmly struggled to stay with Stone.
avoided the full force of the impact and survived with only a broken elbow,
ankle, and 3 ribs. Figo broke his right front leg. After Stone spent a few
months in a rehabilitation home, they
reunited in October.