,h>;s ,up ,fall #bjjj ,a public,n (! ,n,nal ,associ,n ( ,guide ,dog ,us}s ,a divi.n (! ,n,nal ,f$},n (! ,bl ,$itor3 ,eug5ia ,fir? ,presid5t's ,message ,page #a 0,suzanne ,:al5 ,$itor's ,notes ,page #i 0,eug5ia 7,gigi7 ,fir?1 ,$itor ,,:at ,,d ,,y ,,d ,,:5 ''' ,page #aj ,,p>k+ ,,pro#ms8 0,eug5ia ,fir? ,can9e ,h1l? ,page #ac 0,dolores ,holle1 ,,vmd ,ov}com+ ,obes;y ,brad ,page #ae 0,toni & ,$ ,eames ,swimm+ ,0 ,h} ,pas.n6 ,page #ah 0,toni ,eames ,,! ,,5d ,,( ,! ,,vi.n ,page #ba ,$itorial 0,suzanne ,:al5 & ,eug5ia ,fir? ,review$ 0,k>la ,we/john1 ,attorney ,at ,law ,brief ,hi/ory ( ,can9e ,vi.n ,assump;n #d3 ,any"o c tra9 a guide dog4 ,a ,nose = ,news ,page #cc 0,toni & ,$ ,eames ,,m9utes1 ,,n,nal ,,associ,n ,,( ,,guide ,,dog ,,us}s ,page #ch ,presid5tial ,report ,page #dc 0,suzanne ,:al5 ,n,nal ,associ,n ( ,guide ,dog ,us}s ,(fic}s ,page #dd ,presid5t's ,message 0,suzanne ,:al5 ,:at a pl1sure x 0 6see s _m ( |r memb}s 9 ,atlanta6 ,i alw get a *>ge | ( sp5d+ "t ) l;g"t1 fai?;l frs6 ,:at a delis 6-e6 ,z y c tell f ? issue ( ,h>;s ,up1 "! re,y is tru? 6! old say+3 8,! m ?+s *ange1 ! m !y /ay ! same40 ,yr ,,nagdu ,bo>d rema9s ! same1 hav+ all be5 re-elect$ 6ano!r two-ye> t}m4 ,i am yr ,presid5t1 & ,i c.t x a privilege &a b.s+ 6s}ve4 ,6~? :o vot$ 9 ! elec;n1 ,i am hum#d & honor$ 0yr vote ( 3fid;e4 ,h{"e1 ,i cd n adm9i/} ! a6airs ( ? rapidly gr{+ divi.n )|t ! assi/.e ( |r capa# ,bo>d4 ,dana ,>d rema9s yr ,vice-,presid5t2 ,gigi ,fir? 3t9ues z yr ,secret>y2 & ,priscilla ,f}ris has 6be ! be/ ,tr1sur} any ,presid5t c h4 ,s9ce ,i am al ,tr1sur} ( ano!r divi.n )9 ! ,f$},n1 ,i h ga9$ ev5 m respect =! import.e ( :at ,priscilla does = u4 ,all ?ree ( ~! ladies put 9 _m h|rs on 2half ( |r divi.n4 ,!y br+ _m excell5t ideas & m* 9itiative & cr1tiv;y 6! tasks at h&1 & !y >e alw r1dy & will+ :5"e ,i call ~u !m4 ,y h *os5 well 9 re-elect+ ,dana1 ,gigi1 & ,priscilla4 ,i take ? opportun;y 6say1 "h & n{1 6my ?ree ,bo>d memb}s3 ,?ank y1 ladies1 = "ey?+ y d4 ,y make my job z ,presid5t a lot easi} ?an x wd o!rwise be4 ,"w+ ) y makes x 5joya#4 ,! *ange has o3urr$ 9 ! $itor%ip ( ,h>;s ,up4 ,9cr1s+ profes.nal responsibilities h made x nec = ,k>la ,we/john 6resign z ,$itor1 & %e did s 9 ,atlanta4 ,k>la has $it$ ? newslr = two ye>s1 & ,i tru/ "ey"o w agree ) me t ! qual;y (! mat}ial : has appe>$ 9 ~! pages is f/ rate4 ,k>la1 ?ank y = yr h>d "w4 ,i hope y w / f9d "t 6write = ,h>;s ,up4 ,= t matt}1 ,i wi% m ( y folks | "! wd write = ,h>;s ,up6 ,if x has 6d ) guide dogs1 we want 6r1d x6 ,k>la m5;n$ 6me "o "t t "sbody %d write an >ticle ab ob$i;e = ,h>;s ,up4 8,well10 ,i sd casu,y1 8:y n y80 ,! result 0 ! excell5t two->ticle s}ies on ob$i;e : ,k>la wrote4 ,s"eal memb}s -;t$ 6me on h{ valua# & 9=mative ~? >ticles 7 = !m4 ,y don't h 6be a guide dog 9/ructor1 ?|< we c}ta9ly welcome >ticles f 9/ructors4 ,y don't h 6be an exp}t on any?+1 ?|< ea* ( u is 9 fact an exp}t on 8 or h} {n dog if no?+ else4 ,y don't h 6be ! au?or (a 2/-sell}4 ,y're n writ+ 6impress lit}>y critics or yr old hi< s*ool or college ,5gli% t1*}6 ,-e on6 ,y're am;g frs "h6 ,if y've alw want$ 6see an >ticle on a "picul> subject 9 ,h>;s ,up1 write x yrf6 ,or1 get tgr )a few frs & co-au?or x6 ,i've sd x 2f1 & ,i'll say x ag3 ,? is |r divi.n4 ,x 2l;gs 6ea* & e "o ( u1 n j 6a few p or 6! (fic}s or 6! ,h>;s ,up $itor4 ,0! same tok51 ,h>;s ,up is |r newslr4 ,x /&s 6r1son t x w 2 ev5 bett} ?an x n{ is if x has m au?ors 3tribut+ _! 9dividual writ+ /yles & _! exp}i;es relat$ 6"s aspect ( life )a guide dog4 ,if v>iety is ! spice ( life1 !n let's all d |r "p to 8spice up0 ,h>;s ,up4 ,2ss1 |r new $itor ne$s help4 ,y w notice t ! d1dl9e = submitt+ >ticles 6? issue ( ,h>;s ,up 0 lat} ?an 2=e4 ,? w 2 a "o-"t ?+4 ,! next d1dl9e = ,h>;s ,up w 2 set = ,april #ae1 #bjja1 tax "d6 ,9iti,y1 ,liz ,campbell _h agre$ 6s}ve z ,h>;s ,up $itor foll{+ ,k>la's resign,n4 ,b %e has f.d t %e is una# 63t9ue4 ,i am sorry 6lose ,liz 9 ? capac;y4 ,h} idea =a f1ture call$ ,,:at ,,d ,,y ,,d ,,:5 is an example (! cr1tiv;y %e cd h br"| u z $itor4 ,liz has assur$ me t %e w 3t9ue 63tribute >ticles 6,h>;s ,up1 & ,i hope %e w4 ,gigi ,fir? w 2 |r new $itor4 ,~? ( y :o >e on ! li/ "k :at a grt job %e has d"o z mod}ator1 & z ! writ} ( _m 9=mative po/s4 ,welcome abo>d ,gigi4 ,i "k y w d a grt job4 ,z mo/ ( y "k1 we did a numb} ( new ?+s z a divi.n dur+ 3v5;n4 ,i want yr fe$back on h{ y ?9k x w5t4 ,pl1se write 6me1 9 any =mat1 9clud+ regul> pr9t1 ,brl1 cassette1 or -put} disk4 ,i d n yet h ,e-mail 7! ,e-mail a4ress : appe>$ = me 9 ! la/ issue ( ,h>;s ,up is 9correct71 b ,i d h a -put} &a ,brl 'n ,sp1k4 ,s t y don't h 6f9d !m else": 9 ! issue1 let me rep1t my a4ress & ph"o numb} "h 9 ? message4 ,my a4ress is #idaa ,mixon ,drive1 ,a"p;t #abg1 ,dallas1 ,texas #gebbj1 & my ph"o numb} is #bad-ceg-bhbi4 ,tell me :at y lik$4 ,tell me :at y didn't l4 ,tell me if y want 6"k :y we did or didn't h c}ta9 policies4 ,tell me :at y ?9k we %d n d ag4 ,tell me :at y ?9k we c d bett}4 ,if y p}cvd a pro#m1 & y h a possi# solu;n1 pl1se %>e x ) me4 ,yr -;ts1 su7es;ns1 -pla9ts1 criticisms1 & -pli;ts w 2 4cuss$ at |r ,bo>d meet+s "?|t ! ye>1 & !y w help %ape ! recomm5d,ns we make 6,mrs4 ,j}nigan & ,dr4 ,maur}4 ,7 ! volunte}s at ! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta# help;l8 ,7 ! ori5t,n ses.ns 3duct$ 09/ructors f ! s*ools use;l8 ,9 yr op9ion1 is "! a way we c co-ord9ate ! ori5t,n ses.ns bett} 9 ye>s 6-e s t ev5 m p :o wi% 6d s c take advantage ( !m8 ,did y use ! dog-sitt+ s}vice1 & 0 x help;l8 ,did ! relief >eas live up 6yr expect,ns8 ,i ?9k we _h few} messes 9 elevators & o!r public >eas 9 ! hotel ?an we've _h 9 previ|s ye>s4 ,i "k ? is 2c mo/ p1 z alw1 7 responsi# h&l}s4 ,x's al 2c ,$ & ,toni ,eames broke all _! previ|s records =! numb} ( volunte}s !y recruit$1 & 2c we pd = "o m /aff p}son 6h&le ! relief >eas & reliev+ pro#ms4 ,i 2lieve "! 7 few} 9/.es ( unatt5d$ dogs left 9 hotel rooms4 ,:5 ? did happ51 & x 0 report$ 6me1 ! 9dividuals 9volv$ 7 v co-op}ative4 ,i'm sure ,i w 2 notifi$ 0,mrs4 ,j}nigan ab :e!r or n ! hotel /aff _h few} pro#ms 3c}n+ |r dogs ?an !y app>5tly _h 9 #aiii1 & ,i'll %>e t 9=m,n ) y :5 ,i c4 ,6"eybody :o co-op}at$ & "w$ 6make ? a smoo? 3v5;n1 ?ank y s v m*4 ,"o pro#m ,i saw : we %d "w on 0 regi/r,n4 ,f/ ( all1 "! 0 a big 3fu.n : ,i guess ,i %d h expect$ b didn't1 s ,i'd l 6cle> x up n{4 ,i'll cle> x up ag 9 an upcom+ issue ( ! ,brl ,monitor4 ,i'll m5;n x ag 9 ! ,spr+ ,h>;s ,up1 s "h goes4 ,= guide dog us}s1 af y *eck 9 at ! hotel1 ! f/ place we'd l y 6regi/} is at ! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta#4 ,pl1se note well3 ,:5 y /op 0! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta#1 we w *at ) y1 we w (f} y a bag ( goodies1 we w (f} y flea 3trol only if y ne$ x1 we w ask y :at hotel y're /ay+ 9 s we c 2 sure we h 5 cov}age = relief issues1 b ! "o ?+ we w n"e d at ! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta# is ask y = m"oy1 un.s we h a ra6le l we did ? ye> & we're sell+ ra6le tickets "!4 ,s :5 y /op 0! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta#1 m* z we love 6see yr smil+ face1 t does n make y a memb} (! divi.n4 ,regi/}+ at ! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta# is n ! same ?+ z regi/}+ = memb}%ip 9 ! divi.n4 ,: br+s me 6! second place we'd l y 6regi/}3 "r 2f ! f/ actual ,,nagdu meet+4 ,:5 y regi/} at ! meet+1 & y pay yr fifte5 doll>s1 & y tell u yr a4ress1 & y tell u 9 :at =mat y'd l 6rcv ,h>;s ,up1 !n1 & only !n1 >e y a memb} (! divi.n4 ,~! >e two sep>ate & 4t9ct regi/r,ns4 ,i say ? 2c at ! #bjjj ,3v5;n1 we _h s"eal p :o1 :5 x came "t 6regi/} at ! meet+1 9si/$ !y didn't h 6d t 2c !y _h alr /opp$ 0! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta# 9 ! lo2y (! ,m>riott4 ,? 0 an 9correct assump;n on _! "p4 ,if y want 6jo9 ! divi.n1 y m/ pay yr dues & regi/} at ! meet+4 ,?9k ( x ano!r way4 ,! ,,nfb has a ,f$},n ,9=m,n ,desk "?|t ! 3v5;n1 b j 2c y /op "! 6ask = assi/.e or :at"e1 t doesn't m1n y've regi/}$ = 3v5;n & b"| yr banquet ticket4 ,y hav5't d"o t till y've /ood 9 t l;g l9e & pd yr t5 doll>s1 plus m if y want a banquet ticket4 ,x's ! same ?+ ) ,,nagdu4 ,we want 6see y at ! ,,nagdu ,9=m,n ,ta#2 pl1se feel welcome "! any "t2 b 6jo9 ! divi.n1 y m/ pay yr dues & provide u ) yr a4ress & all t o!r gd /uff4 ,! ,see+ ,eye donat$ j ! absolutely cute/1 mo/ adora# ll ,labrador retriev} ,b1nie ,baby1 -plete ) 8 {n m9iature replica (a ,see+ ,eye h>;s & an a3ompany+ ,see+ ,eye mug1 96: he fits v nicely4 ,8 "n is ,luke4 ,no1 he's n "nd 9 honor ( ,see+ ,eye ,-mun;y ,9/ructor ,lukas ,franck1 z ,i _h ?"|2 ! ,b1nie ,baby p actu,y "nd hm ,luke4 ,app>5tly1 ,b1nie ,babies -e prenam$4 ,we ra6l$ hm (f z a ,,nagdu fundrais}4 ,we e>n$ two hundr$ eis 9 ticket sales & don,ns1 & 8 new mama is ,dana ,>d4 ,3gratul,ns1 ,dana1 & ?ank y1 ,dave ,l|x & ! ,see+ ,eye4 ,we _h a s}i|s crisis fac+ u ? ye> 9 ,,nagdu4 ,:at"e else use;l we d 9 ? divi.n1 & we w d a grt d1l1 solv+ ? 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"h & 9 ! ,monitor4 ,! pl$ge 0 f ! ,eameses1 n f ,,nagdu4 ,ag1 ,i 9vite "eybody 63sid} :at y p}son,y >e go+ 6d ) respect 6! ,capital ,campaign1 b ! divi.n w n 2 mak+ a pl$ge f divi.n funds un.s y vote 6h x s4 ,i w 3clude ? message on a p}sonal note4 ,i 3t9ue 6"w 6try 6get well af my fall 9 a manhole 9 ! p>k acr ! /reet f ! ,n,nal ,c5t} =! ,bl 9 ,baltimore 9 ,febru>y4 ,h{"e1 z ,i write ? on ,octob} #bd1 ,i h exp}i;ed "s m$ical setbacks1 & am n{ giv5 a #ej-ej *.e ( walk+ & /&+ )|t pa9 & )|t do+ fur!r damage4 ,"!=e1 if ,i'm "e go+ 6use a guide dog ag1 ,i came 6! 3clu.n t ,i wd h 6le>n 6use a guide dog :ile "w+ f a :eel*air4 ,? / seems a bit h>d = me 6believe3 ,i actu,y took a six-mile walk ) ,ca4o j 2f my a3id5t2 b 9 ? life1 y h 6d1l ) ?+s z !y >e1 n z !y w}e1 & n z y hope or wi% !y wd be4 ,my dog ,ca4o1 :om ,i _h j gott5 a ye> ago foll{+ |r #aiii 3v5;n1 has be5 bo>d$ & "w$ = me at ,! ,see+ ,eye4 ,! only guide dog s*ool 9 ? c.try t tra9s dogs 6"w ) bl p 9 :eel*airs is ,s|?ea/}n ,guide ,dogs1 ,9c41 9 ,florida4 ,i spoke at grt l5g?1 _m "ts1 6repres5tatives f bo? s*ools4 ,i got repres5tatives f bo? s*ools 6talk 6ea* o!r4 ,! up%ot is t ,s|?ea/}n is tra9+ ,ca4o 6guide me us+ an electric :eel*air4 ,ca4o >riv$ "! on ,july #be1 & he has be5 do+ fabul|sly6 ,:5 ,i ?9k (! dep? &! ext5t ( ,s|?ea/}n's g5}os;y 9 do+ ?1 x ov}:elms me4 ,s|?ea/}n wd h be5 p}fectly )9 _! 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( u w celebrate ! fif? anniv}s>ies ( "pn}%ip ) |r ,gold5 ,retriev} guide dogs ,e*o & ,escort4 ,tra9$ at ,l1d} ,dogs =! ,bl 9 ,ro*e/}1 ,mi*igan1 !y 7 br"| 6u = home tra9+ 0!n ,director ( ,tra9+1 ,brad ,scott4 ,al? |r c>e}s z advocates1 writ}s & lectur}s h tak5 u 6m ?an two doz5 /ates 9 ! la/ few ye>s1 ,brad's em}g+ c>e} pa? took hm half way >.d ! _w 6,asia4 ,foll{+ 8 resign,n f ,l1d} ,dogs 9 ! fall ( #aiig1 ,brad emb>k$ on an excit+ new v5ture4 ,! ,samsung ,guide ,dog ,s*ool =! ,bl 9 ,s|? ,korea1 hir$ hm z a 3sultant 6ov}see & prep>e _! fl$gl+ guide dog tra9+ program4 ,samsung1 "o (! l>ge/ corpor,ns 9 ,korea1 is 9volv$ 9 _m animal-relat$ -mun;y activities & programs b5efit+ ! m ?an #db million ,kor1n citiz5s4 ,am;g ~! >e a ,se>* & ,rescue ,dog8 tra9+ facil;y1 a 0,pet ,!rapy ,program8 &a 0,s}vice ,dog8 tra9+ program = physic,y 4a#d ,kor1ns4 ,9 ! e>ly #ijs ,samsung repres5tatives t|r$ "s (! guide dog programs 9 ! ,unit$ ,/ates1 & !n e/abli%$ a tra9+ c5t} 9 #aiic4 ,"s f>m build+s on ! |tskirts ( ,se|l 7 3v}t$ 96(fice space1 k5nels & dormitory rooms4 ,s"eal employees (! corpor,n 7 select$ 69itiate an appr5tice%ip program4 ,two recruits 7 s5t 6,new ,z1l& = tra9+ & f|r o!rs rema9$ 9 ,se|l 6be sup}vis$ 0an exp}i;ed ,am}ican tra9} hir$ = t purpose4 ,s9ce ,samsung 0 apply+ = memb}%ip 9 ! ,9t}n,nal ,f$},n ( ,guide ,dog ,s*ools 7,,ifgds71 x ne$$ an exp}i;ed tra9} on /aff4 ,af ! f/ ,am}ican tra9}'s 3tract 5d$1 ,brad 0 hir$ 63t9ue 6/e} ,samsung t{>d xs goal ( memb}%ip 9 ? organiz,n e/abli%$ 6develop & ma9ta9 uni=m /&>ds ( qual;y guide dog tra9+ "?|t ! _w4 ,on ,brad's 9itial trip 6,korea 9 ,febru>y #aiih1 he 5c.t}$ a major case ( culture %ock4 ,8 h|s+ 0 9 an >ea f> remov$ f visit+ t|ri/s & 9 ! c|rse ( 8 six week /ay he only _h f|r 5c|nt}s ) non-,kor1ns4 ,a ,samsung employee :o spoke ,5gli% 0 assign$ 6hm dur+ 8 "w+ s*$ule1 b dur+ m* (! "t he 0 on 8 {n4 ,z a -mitt$ -put} us}1 he sp5t a lot ( "t correspond+ 0;e-mail ) 8 family1 ! two ( u & o!r frs4 ,/ruck 0! cultural di6};es1 ,brad recogniz$ guide dog tra9+ _h 6be modifi$ 6fit ! ,kor1n life/yle4 ,s9ce _m ,kor1ns sleep on ! floor1 frequ5t groom+ 0 5c|rag$ 6limit dog hair at home & 9 hotels4 ,dogs _h 6be hiy sav+ grace 0 a ne>by ,h>dy's : s}v$ hamburg}s & ,fr5* fries4 ,)! language b>ri}1 he gave up on1 0,hold ! lettuce & tomatoes68 ,f 8 f/ exposure 6! program1 ,brad 0 /ruck 0! hi< level ( tra9+ rcvd 0! dogs4 ,tra9}s 7 tot,y d$icat$ 6_! "w & 3/antly look+ 6,brad = m 9=m,n & m 9/ruc;n4 ,9/1d (! usual f|r mon? tra9+ p}iod f.d 9 ! ,unit$ ,/ates1 ,kor1n dogs tra9$ = six 6eie held1 & 0 "s:at emb>rass$ :5 e "t he _h "s?+ 6say1 ! f|r appr5tices br"| | _! notebooks & make copi|s 5tries4 ,at ! />t (! program 9 #aiic1 suita# guide dog c&idates & bre$+ /ock 7 obta9$ f ! ,new ,z1l& guide dog s*ool4 ,"o (! hurdles fac$ 0! ,samsung tra9+ /aff & bl /ud5ts 0 ! public's reac;n 6l>ge bre$ dogs4 ,toy dogs & o!r small bre$s h 2come v popul> 9 ,korea1 & _m p c>ry _! pets ) !m 96/ores1 malls & o!r public places4 ,p 7 fasc9at$ 0! 6!m l>ge yell{ ,labradors & ,labrador/,gold5 crosses us$ 9 ! guide dog program4 ,:}"e ,brad1 ! tra9}s & /ud5ts travel$1 l>ge cr{ds ( onlook}s ga!r$ 6wat* !m "w4 ,despite lack ( a3ess laws1 guide dogs 7 a3ept$ 9 re/aurants & /ores & on public transport,n4 ,brad su7e/$ t ) all (! public $uc,n & hi/ory ( guide dog use 9 ,am}ica1 ,l1d} ,dog graduates _h m a3ess pro#ms ) re/aurants & %ops ?an did _! ,s|? ,kor1n c.t}"ps4 ,guide dogs 9 ,korea "w "u t|< 3di;ns4 ,": "! >e sidewalks1 frequ5tly !y >e n>r{ & extremely 3ge/$4 ,s9ce p>k+ 9 ! c;y is at a premium1 c>s >e p>k$ ext5d+ 969t}sec;ns & p$e/rian crosswalks4 ,"s"ts !y >e ev5 p>k$ on ! sidewalks4 ,9 "s suburban >eas "! >e wide sidewalks ) easy /reet cross+s4 ,9 o!r >eas1 build+s jut | 6! roadside1 dit*es l9e ! side (! road & tra6ic1 9clud+ h1vy trucks1 moves al;g at hi< spe$s4 ,:ile ,brad walk$ ~! r|tes ) 8 he>t 9 8 m|?1 ! dogs1 tra9}s & /ud5ts h&l$ ~! 3di;ns ) aplomb6 ,ano!r *all5ge fac$ 0! ,kor1n guide dog is ! l>ge numb} ( /ray & unl1%$ dogs 9 _m neie a s+le k5nel4 ,k5nel mates >e rotat$1 s all ! dogs le>n 6tol}ate all ! o!rs 9 resid;e4 ,brad describ$ walks ": "! 7 s _m loose dogs x 0 impossi# 6%oo !m all away4 ,6his delid$ ! yipp+ critt}s runn+ >.d !m & ma9ta9$ _! 3c5tr,n on ! 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( xs b.d>ies4 ,hav+ -plet$ h} task1 %e return$ 6! /airs & ef=t.sly glid$ back 96h} wat}y hav54 ,h} message 0 l|d & cle> 6me3 y h n"e all{$ yr bl;s 69t}f}e ) yr abil;y 6foll{ yr dr1ms1 & adopt+ yr attitude ( 9dep5d;e1 ,i too c pursue my pas.ns6 ,,! ,,5d ,,( ,! ,,vi.n ,$itorial 0,suzanne ,:al5 & ,eug5ia ,fir? ,review$ 0,k>la ,we/john1 ,attorney ,at ,law ,villa ,rica1 ,georgia1 is a quiet c.try t{n4 ,z if 9 keep+ )! tranquill;y t exi/s "!1 "! is ev5 a /reet 9 ,villa ,rica call$ ,lake ,p>adise ,road4 ,) all due respect 6! civic pride ( ,villa ,rica's citiz5s1 "! is no?+1 or s x wd seem1 t wd m}it n,nal att5;n = ,villa ,rica1 ,georgia4 ,9 fact1 l ?|s&s ( o!r t9y t{ns1 ,villa ,rica miadise ,road1 a facil;y exi/$ : 0 s deplora# t x cd n 2 ignor$4 ,=tunately1 l>gely 2c (! activities ( ,,nagdu1 ? facil;y1 call$ ,can9e ,vi.n1 : pass$ xf (f z a legitimate guide dog s*ool1 is n{ clos$ d{n4 ,! ,can9e ,vi.n ,bo>d ( ,directors vot$ on ,octob} #b1 #bjjj1 64solve ! corpor,n & 6/rip xs ,f.d} & ,executive ,director1 ,s,y ,sue ,bradley1 ( h} corporate s1l1 h} corporate *eckbook1 h} corporate cr$it c>d1 h} corporate *>t}1 h} s1t on ! corporate ,bo>d1 & all o!r trapp+s ( corporate p{}4 ,af advice & guid.e f ,,nagdu1 ! ,can9e ,vi.n ,bo>d fur!r vot$ on ,octob} #ah1 #bjjj 6all{ ,s|?ea/}n ,guide ,dogs1 ,9c4 6acquire ! assets ( ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,,nagdu has be5 ask$ 0all "pies 7,mike ,s}g1nt1 ,executive ,director ( ,s|?ea/}n2 ! ,s|?ea/}n ,bo>d2 &! ,can9e ,vi.n ,bo>d7 6"picipate 9 negoti,ns a6ect+ ! transf} ( assets4 ,"! is "s b5efit1 9 t}ms ( lessons 6be le>n$1 = u 6pause1 9 ! afma? ( ,can9e ,vi.n1 & 6/udy exactly :at ! ,can9e ,vi.n program was1 & "u :at assump;ns x op}at$4 ,we ne$ al 63sid} ! foll{+ "qs3 7#a7 ,:at cd we 9 ,,nagdu h d"o di6}5tly1 ye>s 2f1 s t ? poor excuse =a guide dog s*ool cd h ei be5 re=m$ or clos$ d{n m* soon}1 ?us m9imiz+ ! dang} 6bl p8 7#b7 ,:at cd ! o!r guide dog s*ools h d"o di6}5tly8 ,&1 p}h mo/ important ( all3 7#c7 ,:at m/ 2 d"o 65sure t ano!r sub/&>d guide dog s*ool n"e sees ! lis1 ,can9e ,vi.n has1 ac 6,ms4 ,bradley1 pair$ #ah bl p ) dogs4 ,h{"e1 all ! records f #aiic to #aiif h my/}i|sly 4appe>$4 ,? 9cludes all ref};e 6,anita ,br{n & h} dog1 ,dakota4 ,!y h be5 expung$ f ! record1 z ?|< !y n"e exi/$4 ,ms4 ,br{n s}v$ on ! ,can9e ,vi.n ,bo>d f ! s*ool's 9cep;n until #aiig1 :5 %e f9,y resign$ 9 total 4gu/ & fru/r,n4 ,%e 0 ! s*ool's f/ graduate1 hav+ -plet$ tra9+ ) h} dog1 ,dakota1 9 #aiif4 ,,nagdu has 3tact ) s"eal (! graduates1 bo? active & 9active1 & we h -p>$ notes ) ,s|?ea/}n 6locate z _m active graduates & applicants z we c4 ,we h assi/$ ,s|?ea/}n 6develop a public s}vice ann|nce;t = radio & televi.n 6locate applicants or graduates1 %d ! records 2 9complete4 ,can9e ,vi.n's hi/ory 0 m>k$ 0m* turmoil1 uph1val1 & transi;n4 ,except = ,ms4 ,bradley h}f1 no s+le employee1 9clud+ tra9}s & k5nel /aff1 has "w$ "! s9ce ! s*ool's 2g9n+4 ,! same is true (! memb}s (! ,bo>d ( ,directors4 ,only two or ?ree (! #ad ,bo>d memb}s :o 7 eligi# 6vote on ,octob} #b & ,octob} #ah _h be5 on ! ,bo>d m ?an two or ?ree ye>s at mo/4 ,bo>d memb}s wd resign 9 fru/r,n1 & ,ms4 ,bradley wd j replace !m4 ,9 fact1 two weeks 2f (fici,y clos+ ,can9e ,vi.n1 ! ,bo>d vot$ 6fire ,ms4 ,bradley z ,executive ,director1 b 6all{ h} 6rema9 9 place z a vot+ memb} (! ,bo>d & 9 *>ge ( fund rais+ & public rel,ns4 ,af ? vote1 half ! ,bo>d resign$6 ,,nagdu _h 69t}v5e1 3v9ce ~! folks ( _! legal liabilities & _! responsibilities 6_! graduates1 & p}suade !m 6resc9d _! resign,ns & return 6! ,bo>d1 : !y all did4 ,ela9e ,smi?1 a ,can9e ,vi.n graduate1 al "w$ 63v9ce !m 6return 6! ,bo>d & resolve ? situ,n once &= all4 ,? 0 suppos$ 6be an ov}sid3 ov}see+ ! ov}all program 7?|< n1 ( c|rse1 ! "d-to-"d op},ns71 help+ 6raise funds1 & help+ 6det}m9e policy4 ,,nagdu ne$$ 6$ucate ? ,bo>d4 ,! ,bo>d memb}s actu,y ask$ u :at a guide dog is suppos$ 6d4 ,!y didn't "k t "! >e /&>ds t tra9}s at reputa# s*ools m/ meet 9 ord} 6pass _! appr5tice%ips4 ,h{"e1 6_! grt cr$it1 once we 2gan assi/+ !m1 !y ultimately /epp$ up 6! plate & vot$ 6all{ ,s|?ea/}n 6acquire ! assets ( ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,let's look at ! "uly+ assump;ns : gov}n$ ,can9e ,vi.n's program4 ,assump;n #a3 ,bl p >e afraid 6v5ture v f> f home4 ,dur+ all ( ,suzanne's teleph"o 3v}s,ns ) ,ms4 ,bradley1 %e rep1t$ly made /ate;ts s* z ! foll{+3 7#a7 8,|r ,georgia bl >e less sophi/icat$ ?an y >e40 7#b7 8,|r bl p >e afraid 6l1ve home40 7#c7 8,"! is no o!r s*ool t w take |r bl p f ,georgia40 ,note t ? la/ /ate;t got am5d$ & revis$ ov} subsequ5t teleph"o 3v}s,ns & meet+s4 ,future v}.ns wd be3 8,"! is no o!r guide dog s*ool 9 ! ,s|?10 8,nor!rn s*ools won't take p f ,georgia10 &1 8,:5 |r ,georgia bl g up nor?1 !y >e =c$ 6d subway "w & "w 9 all t sn{40 ,9t}e/+ly1 x is n t ,ms4 ,bradley didn't "k ab ! exi/;e ( ano!r ,s|!rn s*ool1 ,s|?ea/}n ,guide ,dogs 9 ,palmetto1 ,florida2 %e did4 ,9 fact1 %e rais$ puppies = ,s|?ea/}n prior 6f.d+ ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,%e _h ! idea t ,s|?ea/}n %d build a satellite s*ool 9 ,georgia1 ) h} at xs h1d1 & %e came1 un9vit$1 6_! ,bo>d 6propose ?4 ,( c|rse1 at t "t1 ,s|?ea/}n 0 xf new 5 s t x wasn't ! "r "t = !m 63sid} exp&+1 s !y turn$ h} d{n4 ,n"e 6be det}r$1 ,ms4 ,bradley _h ! e6ront}y 6dem& next t ,s|?ea/}n's ,bo>d give h} "s ( _! assets s %e cd />t h} {n 9dep5d5t s*ool 9 ,georgia4 ,( c|rse1 ,s|?ea/}n's ,bo>d reject$ ? reque/4 ,"!=e1 ? proves t ,ms4 ,bradley delib}ately misl$ h} ,bo>d 96?9k+ t bl p 9 ,georgia _h no alt}native b 6att5d ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,? assump;n ab ! fe> (! bl 6v5ture v f> f home surfac$ ag dur+ ! face-to-face meet+ ) ,ms4 ,bradley & two ( h} tra9}s1 ,de2ie ,bo"o & ,cat ,klass1 9 ,atlanta4 ,gigi & ,suzanne & ,$ & ,toni ,eames att5d$ t meet+4 ,we rep1t$ly ask$ ,ms4 ,bradley & h} /aff h{ ,can9e ,vi.n dogs 7 tau+ e> dog1 2c d1f p driv+ a c> ne$ 6be al}t$ 6! s.d ( em}g5cy vehicle sir5s6 ,f9,y1 ,ms4 ,bradley sd1 8,well1 ,i j drive l a crazy ,georgia driv}4 ,i try 6hit ! dog40 ,:5 |r wide-ey$ %ock at ? admis.n 2came app>5t1 %e !n 9=m$ u1 if y c 2lieve ?1 t tra6ic tra9+ 0 n re,y an issue4 ,:y1 y may ask8 ,ms4 ,bradley provid$ ! answ}3 8,|r graduates live 9 small t{ns10 %e sd4 8,all ! driv}s "k !m & /op = !m40 ,ms4 ,bradley fail$ 6m5;n t %e _h "s graduates 9 ,atlanta4 ,pond} t "o4 ,bl p >e n"e suppos$ 6d ! normal ?+s l g 6college or travel on vac,n or take jobs 9 big cities4 ,un=tunately1 we h all he>d ( self-fulfill+ prophecies4 ,mo/ ,can9e ,vi.n graduates1 9 fact1 travel al"o v ll1 if at all1 & ? fact is :at has kept !m alive4 ,b ? has less 6d ) _! bl;s ?an x does )! fact t _! dogs 7 s poorly tra9$4 ,,nagdu has rcvd _m 9quiries f mobil;y 9/ructors & rehabilit,n profes.nals 3c}n$ ab ! qual;y ( ,can9e ,vi.n's tra9+ & dogs4 ,we h al rcvd _m reports f ,can9e ,vi.n graduates & _! family memb}s ab dogs l1d+ _! h&l}s "r | 96tra6ic1 9 front ( mov+ vehicles1 &! h&l}s hav+ 6be gra2$ & pull$ 6safety 0family memb}s or frs4 ,sammy ,mc,cla91 n{ a ,guid+ ,eyes graduate1 told u ab ? happ5+ 6hm ) 8 f/ dog : 0 f ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,we rcvd a report ab ? happ5+ 6ano!r graduate z well1 & we suspect "! >e m 9cid5ts4 ,anita ,br{n report$ 6u t h} dog1 ,dakota1 r|t9ely fail$ 6/op = /airs1 ?us dra7+ h} d{n !m4 ,fur!rmore1 =get ab :at we wd call foll{-up f ! 8s*ool40 ,"t af "t1 we 7 told1 0=m} ,can9e ,vi.n tra9}s & graduates alike1 t :5 graduates wd call ! s*ool ) "qs or 6ask = help1 !y wd 2 %|t$ at1 2rat$1 & told t _! pro#m 0 due to 8us} }ror10 & t ! s*ool _h 8d"o xs job40 ,"s"ts1 h{"e1 ano!r proc$ure 0 us$ 0,can9e ,vi.n = foll{-up : 0 call$ 8f9e tun+40 ,? m1nt tak+ ! graduate's dog back 96! k5nels1 do+ :o "ks :at1 & giv+ ! dog back af a :ile4 ,we "k ( at l1/ "o graduate ~: dog has be5 8f9e tun$0 m ?an once4 ,all ( ? makes a rem>k made 0,ms4 ,bradley dur+ "o ph"o 3v}s,n ) ,suzanne v *ill+4 ,%e tri$1 n =! f/ "t1 6po9t up ! dang}s ( ,ms4 ,bradley's program pos$ 6bl p4 ,ms4 ,bradley's response8 8,well1 no "o has be5 kill$ yet40 ,assump;n #b3 ,bl p ne$ special am5ities 6b"r5 _! lives4 ,! mo/ |t/&+ example ( ? 0 ,can9e ,vi.n's ,s5sory ,g>d5 =! ,bl4 ,dur+ ,suzanne's la/ ph"o 3v}s,n ) ,ms4 ,bradley1 j 2f 3v5;n1 ,ms4 ,bradley 9vit$ h} 6take a t|r ( ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,%e sd1 8,i'll ev5 let y sit 9 |r ,s5sory ,g>d5 =! ,bl4 ,x's s p1ce;l & tranquil | "!4 ,x'll make y feel grt40 ,exam9,n ( ,can9e ,vi.n's ,web site z x exi/$ at t "t 9dicat$ t ,ms4 ,bradley plann$ 6sp5d sev5ty-five ?|s& doll>s on ? ,s5sory ,g>d5 =! ,bl1 : wd f1ture1 quot+ f ! ,web site3 8special plants =! bl40 ,sev5ty-five ?|s& doll>s cd easily h pd ! sal>y =a qualifi$ ,director ( ,tra9+ =a ye>4 ,9 banquet a4resses1 we've he>d ab a lot ( 8special0 ne$s : p ?9k we h3 special textur$ floor+1 curbs1 subway plat=m $ges1 & o!r surfaces2 special doorknobs2 speci,y design$ toilets2 & hav+ m$ical profes.nals -e | 6|r homes 6"w up special furniture >range;ts = |r safety1 j 6"n a few4 ,we've le>n$ f ,can9e ,vi.n ,bo>d memb}s t a grt _m p put 9 _m h|rs & sp5t m* m"oy 6br+ ! ,s5sory ,g>d5 =! ,bl 962+1 9clud+ p l ! ,ma/} ,g>d5}s &! folks at ! ,c.ty ,agricultural ,ext5.n ,s}vice4 ,:5 ,gigi walk$ "? x1 af climb+ an 9cr$ibly /eep hill1 x 0 mo/ly d1d we$s4 ,-e 6?9k ( x1 x's a gd ?+ =! bl t ! :ole idea di$1 too4 ,assump;n #c3 ,bl p "| 6be exploit$ 6raise funds =! ag5cy4 ,? deplora# 3cept is n new4 ,b ,can9e ,vi.n _h x d{n 6a f9e >t4 ,! s*ool adv}tis$ t x provid$ dogs free ( *>ge 6! bl4 ,h{"e1 graduates 7 requir$ 9 _m cases 6ei pay sub/antial sums ( m"oy 6! s*ool 2f rcvg dogs1 or 6make >range;ts s t o!rs wd 3tribute g5}|sly 6! s*ool on _! 2half4 ,al1 af -plet+ tra9+1 graduates 7 (t5 /r;gly urg$ 6appe> at fundrais+ or public;y ev5ts = ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,9 "o case1 ac 6,cat ,klass1 a graduate 2+ ask$ 6appe> at a fundrais+ d9n} 0 actu,y expect$ 6pay = h} {n food4 ,:5 %e didn't h ! m"oy 6d t1 %e _h 6borr{ x f ,ms4 ,klass4 ,9 ano!r 9/.e1 a graduate1 ,sammy ,mc,cla91 0 pick$ up 0,ms4 ,bradley & tak5 6a ga!r+ (! press4 ,8 dog "w$ s poorly t "o (! report}s ask$ :at 0 wr;g )! dog4 ,ms4 ,bradley answ}$ t ! dog 8wasn't feel+ well0 t "d4 ,an applicant 6,can9e ,vi.n ) :om we spoke1 ,rhonda ,"pa91 )drew h} applic,n =a dog 2c %e 2came aw>e (! imm5se pressure %e wd face 6d public rel,ns & fundrais+ =! s*ool1 & %e *ose n 6be 9volv$ ) x4 ,ms4 ,bradley 3t9u$ 6try 6pu% h} 96gett+ a dog = s"eal mon?s4 ,we %d note "h t "! is absolutely no?+ wr;g =a p}son :o is pl1s$ ) s}vices rcvd f an ag5cy 6decide on 8 or h} {n 6g | & publicize t ag5cy's gd "w or 5gage 9 fundrais+ on xs 2half4 ,! objec;n "h is t ,ms4 ,bradley 9timidat$ p 96feel+ obligat$ 6d x4 ,:e!r correct or n1 ! p}cep;n ( "s graduates is t !y did n want 6d any?+ 64pl1se ,ms4 ,bradley = fe> t _! dogs wd 2 tak5 away4 ,%e has ?r1t5$ ? s"eal "ts1 & on "o o3a.n ( : we >e aw>e1 %e actu,y tri$ 6ord} ! puppy rais} 6seize a graduate's dog1 t ( ,angela ,johnson1 2c %e 0 angry )! graduate4 ,! puppy rais} refus$4 ,assump;n #d3 ,any"o c tra9 a guide dog4 ,z evid;e ( h{ p}vasive ? false no;n 0 at ,can9e ,vi.n1 we pres5t ! foll{+ facts3 7#a7 ,at ! "t x clos$1 ,can9e ,vi.n _h only "o qualifi$ tra9} on /aff1 ,yvette ,mann4 ,ms4 ,mann _h 9 fact -plet$ h} ?ree-ye> appr5tice%ip at ,guid+ ,eyes4 ,n"o (! o!r tra9}s employ$ :5 ! s*ool clos$ _h "e le>n$ _! craft at a guide dog s*ool4 ,at ! "t ( |r 3v5;n1 ,can9e ,vi.n _h no qualifi$ 9/ructors1 yet ,ms4 ,bradley 9si/$ on 3t9u+ 6tra9 guide dog t1ms4 ,%e only ne$$ "o qualifi$ 9/ructor 6/>t h} program4 ,? 9/ructor cd h1 ov} "t1 tra9$ appr5tices4 ,ms4 ,bradley 0 unwill+ 69ve/ ! "t &! m"oy ne$$ 6a3ompli% ? goal4 ,h{"e1 if ,ms4 ,bradley _h 9ve/$ ! m"oy =! ,s5sory ,g>d5 =! ,bl & us$ h} res|rces m wisely1 %e cd h af=d$ 6obta9 & keep a qualifi$ 9/ructor4 7#b7 ,at v>i|s po9ts 9 xs hi/ory1 ,can9e ,vi.n did h a few qualifi$ 9/ructors1 f "t 6"t1 :o /ay$ =a p}iod (a few weeks at mo/1 b ,ms4 ,bradley wd n"e l1ve !m al"o & let !m d _! jobs4 ,%e1 :o knew no?+ ab guide dog tra9+1 kept 9t}f}+ & second-guess+ _! deci.ns ab : dogs %d 2 reject$ & : %d 2 plac$4 ,:5 !y cd see t !y 7 fid t %e _h fired hm 2c he attack$ a k5nel p}son4 ,h{"e1 ! exp}i;e ( ,ela9e ,smi?1 a ,can9e ,vi.n graduate t he tra9$1 3tradicts ? /ory4 ,he tra9$ h} & h} dog f />t 6f9i%4 ,s9ce %e 0 newly bl at ! "t1 ,mr4 ,rob}to basic,y tau5tly no m9imum qualific,ns or /&>ds = 2+ employ$ z a 8tra9}0 0,ms4 ,bradley1 & "! 7 c}ta9ly no /&>ds = rema9+ on ! job4 ,3sid} ! example ( ,m>k ,a9eswor?4 ,_m =m} ,can9e ,vi.n /aff1 z well z graduates & applicants1 report$ ,m>k ,a9eswor? 6u = dog abuse4 ,"o graduate1 ,sammy ,mc,cla91 alleges t :5 8 dog made a "w }ror 9 tra9+1 ,mr4 ,a9eswor? ball$ up 8 fi/ & pun*$ ! dog h>d 9 ! ribs4 ,ano!r p}son1 ,suzanne1 ! =m} vet te* at ,can9e ,vi.n1 told u t ,mr4 ,a9eswor? dra7$ a "y dog1 ,9ez1 acr a gravel p>k+ lot s r|s on h} feet f ! w.ds4 ,suzanne is n{ c>+ = ,9ez4 ,kim ,newman1 a =m} ,can9e ,vi.n tra9}1 al told u ,9ez's /ory4 ,:5 he 0 caub>a ,j5n+s4 ,ac ,mrs4 ,j5n+s1 ,mr4 ,a9eswor? reek$ ( alcohol & 0 obvi|sly drunk4 ,h} husb& has sev}e bal.e di6iculties4 ,%e ask$ ,mr4 ,a9eswor? n 6take h} husb& d{n ! hill t 0 ne> _! home4 ,%e alleges t ,mr4 ,a9eswor? %ov$ h} viol5tly | (! way & gr{l$1 8,i'll h&le ?60 ,":upon he all{$ ! dog !y _h br"| = ,mr4 ,j5n+s 6drag hm d{n ! hill s t he fell4 ,mrs4 ,j5n+s alleges t ,ms4 ,bradley simply wat*$ :at happ5$4 ,%e sd no?+ 6,mr4 ,a9eswor?1 nor did %e 9t}v5e at all1 n ev5 6w>n ,mr4 ,j5n+s ab gutt}s & o!r ?+s he cd trip ov}4 ,%e al made no move 6try 6protect hm f fall+4 ,9 fact1 ! ,mrs4 ,j5n+s told u t :5 h} husb& did fall 96a gutt}1 ,ms4 ,bradley lau<$4 ,! "q miy4 ,ms4 ,bradley told ,mrs4 ,j5n+s t ,mr4 ,a9eswor? 0 "o ( h} 8be/ tra9}s40 ,%e al sd t ,mr4 ,a9eswor? _h j rcvd ! news t v morn+ t he 0 go+ 6be leg,y bl 9 f|r ye>s1 & he 0 deva/at$ & cri$ all morn+4 ,x %d 2 not$ t ,ms4 ,bradley claim$ 9 a newspap} >ticle t %e1 too1 is leg,y bl 9 "o eye4 ,we all agree t ! prospect ( vi.n loss :5 a p}son does n h ! "r philosophy & adequate bl;s skills c 2 v f"r5+4 ,b x is n"e an excuse = rude1 viol5t1 or abusive 2havior1 or = 2+ drunk & | ( 3trol at "w4 7#d7 ,n all ( ,ms4 ,bradley's tra9}s1 ( c|rse1 7 abusive4 ,! va/ major;y 7 & >e well-9t5;n$ p :o1 n"e!.s1 _hn't ! slin h{ 6d _! jobs4 ,l>isa ,s*>ik9 is a qualifi$ guide dog 9/ructor ) elev5 ye>s exp}i;e1 eiik9 answ}$ h} "qs1 b al tri$ 6p}suade h} fr 6/op tra9+ ! dog %e 0 "w+ ) at ! "t4 ,f9,y1 :5 ,ms4 ,bradley ask$ ? ,can9e ,vi.n tra9} 6"w )a /ud5t1 %e panick$ & quit4 ,ms4 ,bradley pd ll att5;n :5 ! tra9}s rep1t$ly pl1d$ ) h} = prop} tra9+4 ,on ! r>e o3a.ns :5 %e did li/51 %e took :at c only 2 call$ /opgap m1sures4 ,on "o o3a.n1 %e 9vit$ a qualifi$ 9/ructor 6-e d{n & give a c|ple ( week5d sem9>s4 ,ano!r "t1 %e s5t a few p f ,can9e ,vi.n 6,kansas ,specialty ,dog ,s*ool =a week4 ,9 "o teleph"o 3v}s,n ) ,suzanne1 ,ms4 ,bradley told h} t an 9/ructor actu,y 8c}tifi$0 h} 8h1d tra9}10 ,lisa1 0evaluat+ h} "w bas$ on videotapes %e _h s5t hm6 ,%e al /at$ t %e "ks :at guide dogs >e suppos$ 6d1 b doesn't "k h{ 6make !m d x2 %e def}s 6h} 8c}tifi$ h1d tra9}40 ,at |r meet+ 9 ,atlanta1 ,ms4 ,bradley at f/ d5i$ hav+ sd all ? 6,suzanne4 ,b !n %e rephras$ ! "q1 ask+1 8,didn't he c}tify ,lisa af %e s5t hm videotapes ( h} "w & he 0 a# 6critique & evaluate h} p}=m.e80 ,ms4 ,bradley answ}$1 8,yes40 ,9cid5t,y1 we 9vit$ ! 9/ructor alleg$ 6be ! 8c}tify+ ag5t0 6? meet+4 ,he 0 9 att5d.e = mo/ ( x1 & he set ! record /raie no r1l /&>ds =! prep>,n ( guide dog 9/ructors4 ,%e al l$ h} employees 96believ+ ! same ?+4 ,= example1 ,ms4 ,bradley l$ ,de2ie ,bo"o1 a woman hir$ 6be an appr5tice tra9}1 6believe t %e cd 2come a 8c}tifi$ 9/ructor0 ei 0"w+ = ,can9e ,vi.n = "o ye> or 0tra9+ five dogs4 ,|tl&i% z x may seem1 ,ms4 ,bo"o told u :5 we t|r$ ,can9e ,vi.n t 9/ructors at o!r s*ools only h 6tra9 ?ree dogs 6be 8c}tifi$40 7#e7 ,two (! =m} ,can9e ,vi.n tra9}s1 ,kim ,newman & ,julie ,laipple1 express$ 3fu.n ab ! 9consi/5cies 9 _! job duties4 ,!y wd 2 giv5 dogs 6tra91 & 9 "s cases !y wd tra9 ! dog )! /ud5t1 & 9 o!r cases !y wd tra9 ! dog 6a c}ta9 po9t1 & !n ! dog wd 2 tak5 away f !m & turn$ ov} 6"s"o else4 ,"s"ts !y wd 2 told t a 8c}tifi$ tra9}0 wd h&le ! dog's place;t & tra9+ )a /ud5t4 ,judg+ f _! a3.ts1 expect,ns wd seem 6be nei 3si/5t nor predicta#4 ,:at tra9+ 0 provid$ 0 abysmal4 ,"o graduate1 ,anita ,br{n1 told u t dur+ ! 5tire c|rse1 %e n"e cross$ a /reet ) h} dog4 ,h y "e be5 6guide dog s*ool )|t cross+ a /reet8 ,ano!r graduate1 ,fiona ,page1 0 9/ruct$ 0,can9e ,vi.n t1 :5 %e w5t 6sp1k 6s*ool*n 9 a libr>y1 %e %d turn h} dog loose & let h} run >.d 9 ! libr>y s ! dog wd 2come -=ta# ) h} 5viron;t4 7#f7 ,sal>ies = ,can9e ,vi.n tra9}s 7 unbelievably l{4 ,we h a copy (a lr writt5 0,ms4 ,bradley j prior 6! s*ool's clos+ 9dicat+ ! pay _h be5 rais$ f five 6twelve ?|s& doll>s4 ,ev5 ? small sum 0 n gu>ante$4 ,tra9}s w5t 2f ! ,can9e ,vi.n ,bo>d on ,septemb} #ah 6-pla9 t !y _hn't be5 pd 9 mon?s1 t 9 "s cases !y rcvd only a ?ird ( _! sal>ies1 & t 9 _m cases !y _h n be5 reimburs$ = mil1ge1 z promis$4 ,"s tra9}s al told u t ,ms4 ,bradley sd 6!m on m ?an "o o3a.n1 8,i'm angry ) y4 ,i'm n go+ 6pay y ? week40 ,!y h al report$ 6u t ,ms4 ,bradley (t5 refus$ 6pay = supplies & vet}9>y c>e = sick dogs1 s tra9}s "s"ts took dogs 6_! {n p}sonal vet}9>ians :5 !y ne$$ c>e4 ,n{ t we h analyz$ ! assump;ns gov}n+ ! 3duct ( ,can9e ,vi.n 9 g5}al & ,ms4 ,bradley 9 "picul>1 let's turn 6! "qs we pos$ ne> ! 2g9n+ ( ? $itorial4 7#a7 ,"q3 ,:at cd we 9 ,,nagdu h d"o di6}5tly8 ,answ}3 ,we %d probably m correctly 2 ask+ |rvs1 8,:at c we d di6}5tly n{80 ,can9e ,vi.n came 962+ 9 #aiic1 z we h sd4 ,)! excep;n ( ,priscilla ,f}ris1 ? curr5t ,bo>d 0 elect$ 9 #aiih4 ,|r f/ ye> 9 (fice1 we focus$ prim>ily on rebuild+ ! divi.n's memb}%ip & improv+ |r rel,n%ip ) exi/+ s*ools4 ,we didn't pay z m* att5;n z p}h we %d h 6relatively new1 />t-up s*ools4 ,:5 ,can9e ,vi.n came 6|r att5;n1 ,casey ,curran 0 on /aff4 ,suzanne knew h}2 %e _h be5 h} 9/ructor at ,! ,see+ ,eye :5 %e rcvd h} f|r? dog1 ,iliad4 ,ms4 ,curran is a v gd 9/ructor2 ,suzanne figur$ ! program 0 9 gd h&s4 ,x n"e o3urr$ 6u t1 if ,ms4 ,bradley on /aff an exp}i;ed 9/ructor l ,ms4 ,curran1 t %e wd all{ any"o else 6tra9 guide dog t1ms4 ,x al n"e o3urr$ 6u t ,ms4 ,bradley 0 2+ irresponsi# 09t}f}+ 9 ! tra9+ process4 ,gigi rcvd 9 ! mail a fli} 4cuss+ ! dog guide t1ms tra9$ 0,can9e ,vi.n4 ,at ! "t1 :5 %e %>$ ? 9=m,n ) ,suzanne1 we ?"| t ,ms4 ,curran _h tra9$ ~! guide dog t1ms4 ,x wasn't until we talk$ 6graduates t we f.d1 6|r horror1 t ? 0 n true4 ,ms4 ,bradley 3tact$ ,suzanne & 9vit$ h}f 6|r #aiii 3v5;n 9 ,atlanta2 ,suzanne _h no pro#m all{+ h} 6-e & no r1son 6suspect any?+ amiss4 ,%e did ?9k x /range t e "t %e call$ ,can9e ,vi.n 6advise ,ms4 ,bradley ab meet+ topics &= o!r r1sons relat$ 63v5;n1 a di6}5t p}son id5tify+ h}f z 8k5nel manag} & admis.ns director0 answ}$ ! ph"o4 ,%e al f.d x odd t ,ms4 ,bradley 0 / "w+ h} full-"t job z a nurse 9 a hospital :ile at ! same "t s}v+ z ,executive ,director ( ? guide dog s*ool4 ,%d bells h 2gun 6r+ 9 |r bra9s8 ,probably4 ,b !y didn't1 at l1/ n v l|dly4 ,x wasn't until ,febru>y1 #bjjj1 :5 we le>n$ t ,ms4 ,curran _h be5 run ov} 0a van & sev}ely 9jur$ & t %e _h left ,can9e ,vi.n1 t we 2gan ask+ |rvs1 8,okay4 ,:o's tra9+ ~! dogs80 ,until ! "t ( 3v5;n1 9 an ef=t 6answ} ? "q1 ,suzanne & ,ms4 ,bradley _h s"eal teleph"o 3v}s,ns : left ,suzanne 9cr1s+ly 3c}n$1 especi,y s9ce ,ms4 ,bradley rep1t$ly refus$ 6return ph"o calls4 ,af 3v5;n & af |r meet+ 9 : we ask$ ,ms4 ,bradley 6give u a -mit;t t %e wd /op tra9+ /ud5ts & dogs & /op a3ept+ applicants until %e _h a qualifi$ ,director ( ,tra9+1 & ,ms4 ,bradley refus$ 6give u ? -mit;t4 ,we decid$ 6beg9 69ve/igate ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,we f/ 3tact$ rehabilit,n & mobil;y profes.nals 6see :at !y knew ab ,can9e ,vi.n & xs graduates4 ,!y 9 turn ref}r$ u 6graduates & 6o!r profes.nals4 ,!y ev5 ask$ u 6write a fact %eet 6be 4tribut$ 6rehabilit,n c|nselors "?|t ,georgia s t c|nselors wd h factual 9=m,n ab all aspects ( guide dog use 6pres5t 63sum}s4 ,=a l;g "t1 we call$ graduates1 applicants & o!rs z !y 7 ref}r$ 6u4 ,h{"e1 :5 x 2came cle> t ,,nagdu 9t5d$ 6d "s?+ ab ! situ,n at ,can9e ,vi.n1 p 2gan call+ u4 ,s :at lesson c we le>n f ?8 ,we didn't h any 3tact ) ,can9e ,vi.n until six ye>s af !y />t$4 ,x took u ano!r ye> 2f we %ut !m d{n1 2c = _m mon?s we assum$ all 0 well 9 ,villa ,rica4 ,we w n all{ a new s*ool s m* leeway )|t close monitor+4 ,we % dem& 6"k ! cr$5tials ( _! tra9}s4 ,we % al make sure !y keep qualifi$ 9/ructors :ile tra9+ /ud5ts4 ,we % ask = evid;e t !y h appli$ = assi/.e f ! ,unit$ ,/ates ,c|ncil ( ,guide ,dog ,s*ools4 7#b7 ,"q3 ,cd ! guide dog s*ools h d"o any?+ di6}5tly8 ,answ}3 ,,yes6 ,,yes6 ,,yes6 ,we 3tact$ e s*ool 9 ! ,unit$ ,/ates ,c|ncil ( ,guide ,dog ,s*ools4 ,f/1 we want$ 6f9d | :at !y knew ab ,can9e ,vi.n1 & :at !y cd d 6rectify ! situ,n4 ,second1 9 view (! fact t ,ms4 ,bradley 0 ly+ ab a profes.nal 9/ructor 8c}tify+0 h} dogs & tra9}s1 we want$ 6w>n ! o!r s*ools n 6become 9volv$ ) ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,we advis$ !m n 6all{ ,can9e ,vi.n /aff 6visit _! facilities or 6g 6,can9e ,vi.n 63duct tra9+ sem9>s or = any o!r r1son4 ,we f.d | t ! s*ools 7 all aw>e 5 ab ,can9e ,vi.n 6be 3c}n$4 ,9 fact1 !y knew ab ,can9e ,vi.n l;g 2f we did4 ,:at !y sd 0 4turb+4 ,!y told u t ! ,c|ncil cd d no?+ ab ,can9e ,vi.n 2c ,can9e ,vi.n 0 n a memb} organiz,n4 ,!y al want$ 6avoid ! image ( big s*ool 8go+ af0 ll s*ool4 ,!y fe>$ t ,ms4 ,bradley cd sue !m4 ,!y felt t 3sum}s %d practice 8buy} 2w>e03 n"e m9d t ,ms4 ,bradley w5t af ! "y1 ! old1 ! newly bl lack+ a positive philosophy1 self-confid;e1 & bl;s skills1 ! un9=m$ bl4 ,n"e m9d t %e told !m !y wdn't h 6l1ve home if !y w5t 6,can9e ,vi.n4 ,9 r1l;y1 ! major;y ( ,ms4 ,bradley's /ud5ts 7 9 no posi;n 6make an 9=m$ *oice4 ,we 7 told 0all ! s*ools t 3sum}s _h ! mo/ at /ake1 s we ne$$ 6take c>e (! pro#m4 ,s :at %d ! s*ools d di6}5tly8 ,f/1 !y %d recognize t an 9f}ior s*ool hurts ! public image ( guide dog t1ms & guide dog s*ools z a :ole4 ,second1 !y %d h be5 m* m vocal ab publicly 3demn+ & den|nc+ ! sub/&>d practices ( ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,!y %d h d"o ? "? _! profes.nal associ,n1 ! ,unit$ ,/ates ,c|ncil ( ,guide ,dog ,s*ools4 ,9 ! abs;e ( gov}n;t regul,n1 o!r 9du/ries regulate !mvs4 ,? "o ne$s 6d likewise4 7#c7 ,"q3 ,:at m/ 2 d"o s t ano!r sub/&>d guide dog s*ool n"e sees ! lid & $ucate !m4 ,make no mistake4 ,paws ,abilities w close1 &! soon} ! bett}1 2f x has a *.e 6tra9 ev5 "o bl p}son6 ,hav+ sd t1 x wd 2 nice if we didn't h 6keep putt+ | fires6 ,"h is ": we'd l yr su7es;ns4 ,3tact u ) yr ideas4 ,po/ !m 6|r li/4 ,br+ !m up at ,3v5;n4 ,h{ d y ?9k we %d /op sub/&>d s*ools f =m+1 once &= all8 ,%d we pu% = guide dog s*ool lic5s+ bills 9 e /ate1 simil> 6,cali=nia's1 ! way we >e pu%+ = ,brl bills8 ,%d we "w )! ,unit$ ,/ates ,c|ncil ( ,guide ,dog ,s*ools & propose 6!m t we help !m *ange _! bylaws or policies s t !y c take direct ac;n ag/ a sub/&>d s*ool1 :e!r x is a memb} (! ,c|ncil or n8 ,d y h any o!r ideas8 ,:at >e yr feel+s on ?8 ,we m/ n"e h ano!r rep1t (! trave/y t 0 ,can9e ,vi.n4 ,! 9=m,n we ga!r$ f graduates1 applicants1 family memb}s1 mobil;y 9/ructors1 rehabilit,n speciali/s1 =m} 3tributors 6! s*ool1 & puppy rais}s 0 he>tbr1k+4 ,! safety &! public image ( bl p dem& t "s?+ 2 d"o4 ,a ,nose = ,news 0,toni & ,$ ,eames ,x's gd 6be back do+ |r ,nose column = ,h>;s ,up4 ,|r c>e}s z lectur}s at vet}9>y s*ools & 3f};es has re,y tak5 (f6 ,"u ! sponsor%ip (! ,bay} ,corpor,n1 we h d"o pres5t,ns at all #bg ,am}ican vet}9>y colleges & e major vet}9>y 3f};e4 ,_m vet}9>ians d n "u/& ! specific "w d"o 0|r dogs & o3a.n,y prescribe m$ic,ns t 9t}f}e )a guide dog's abil;y 6/ay al}t & rema9 e6ective4 ,a rec5t adjunct 6|r pres5t,ns is a video sponsor$ 0,hills ,pet ,nutri;n graphic,y illu/rat+ ! "w d"o 0guide1 he>+ & s}vice dogs4 ,hav+ d"o ! circuit ( all ,unit$ ,/ates vet}9>y s*ools1 we decid$ 6spr1d |r w+s & tackle ! ,c>i21n4 ,|r adv5ture 2gan on ,m>* #bi1 #bjjj :5 we flew 6! ,we/ ,9dies isl& ( ,/4 ,kitts via ,dallas & ,san ,juan4 ,|r hotel1 ! ,frigate ,bay ,resort1 0 lovely &! ,canadian manag} 0 welcom+ ( u & |r ,gold5 ,retriev}s ,escort & ,e*o4 ,ross ,univ}s;y ,s*ool ( ,vet}9>y ,m$ic9e put a driv}1 ,patfield ,james1 at |r 4posal & x 0 grt n hav+ 6worry ab taxi a3ess pro#ms4 ,?urs"d we did two "d"t pres5t,ns at ,ross & _h "t 6socialize ) "s (! /ud5ts4 ,mike ,z>eski took u "u 8 w+ & 9clud$ u 9 upcom+ s*ool activities4 ,"o ( ~! 0 an aw>ds c}emony = /ud5ts l1v+ ! isl& 6-plete _! require;ts at vet}9>y t1*+ hospitals 9 ! ,unit$ ,/ates4 ,faculty memb} ,,dr4 ,*uck ,hut*ison r1d an >ticle 6! assem#d /ud5ts writt5 0,toni & publi%$ 9 ,*ick5 ,s|p =! ,cat & ,dog ,lov}'s ,s|l4 ,! >ticle1 8,a ,g5tle ,gdbye10 describes |r cat ,cameo's nurturant m9i/r,ns 6,toni & h} retir$ guide dog ,ivy on ! "d ,ivy 0 eu?aniz$4 ,at ! 5d (! r1d+1 ! audi;e 0 s mov$ !y respond$ )a spontane|s ov,n4 ,:5 travel+ 9t}n,n,y1 we 3tact local ,lions ,clubs 6assi/ u ) sirang$ = u 6cross ! h>bor on a c>go boat4 ,! h|r-l;g voyage f ,/4 ,kitts 6,nevis 0 sp5t amid/ crates ( ca2ages1 squa%es1 tomatoes & o!r produce4 ,! only o!r pass5g}s 7 ?ree local v5dors travel+ 6,nevis 6sell _! vegeta#s4 ,9dep5d5t bl p travel+ ) guide dogs 0 q a novelty 6!m4 ,"o (! wom51 ,katie1 0 fill$ ) curios;y4 ,! h|r sp$ 0z we $ucat$ h} &! o!rs ab ! capabilities ( bl p4 ,katie1 :o 0 "s:at fe>;l (! dogs1 grew relax$ 5 "u ,toni's tutelage 6pet ,escort4 ,we lun*$ at a ne>by re/aurant ) an excell5t bu6et selec;n4 ,eu/ace act$ z g-2t 6avoid a3ess d5ials ) ,escort & ,e*o4 ,af a bit ( local %opp+ 7"ey?+ 0 v exp5sive71 we h1d$ back =! f}ry dock ": we met two ,canadian c|ples4 ,"o ( !m help$ av}t a ne> 4a/}4 ,z ,toni & ,escort 7 ab 6/ep on ! boat f ! gangway1 a crew memb}1 try+ 6be help;l1 gra2$ ,toni's >m1 ?r{+ h} (f bal.e & caus+ ,escort 6beg9 fall+ 2t ! boat &! pi}4 ,"o (! ,canadian m5 react$ ) li;s & deposit+ hm 9 ! boat4 ,n r1liz+ he cd h be5 cru%$1 ,escort 0 calm & placid1 :ile ,toni rema9$ %ak5 =! rema9d} (! f}ry ride back 6,/4 ,kitts4 ,grate;lly1 ! ,canadian h}o escort$ ,toni (f ! boat1 avoid+ ano!r 9cid5t ": an ov}-solicit|s ,kittitian tri$ 6assi/ 0physic,y gra2+ "o ( u4 ,re/+ back 9 |r hotel room =a brief :ile1 we 7 (f ag 6d a pres5t,n =! ,/4 ,kitts ,lion ,club4 ,"o (! memb}s _h be5 on |r flid refus$ 6let u "? )! dogs4 ,%e 9si/$ we _h 6h special exit pap}s4 ,|r ,am}ican ,airl9es escort 0 z 3fus$ z we 7 0? refusal4 ,we ask$ =! gu>d's sup}visor1 :o seem$ equ,y reluctant 6let ! boys l1ve ! c.try4 ,=tunately1 ! ,am}ican ,airl9es repres5tative p}suad$ hm t we _h all -e 9 tgr ?ree "ds e>li} & |r dogs' h1l? c}tificates 7 9 ord}6 ,= 5try 96~! ,c>i21n isl&s1 ! only vet}9>y require;ts 7 pro( ( rec5t rabies va39,n &a h1l? c}tificate -plet$ 0|r local vet}9>ian & ,,fax$ 6! isl& vet}9>ian prior 6! visit4 ,we 7 met at ! ,gr5ada airport 0,/4 ,george's vet}9>y /ud5ts1 ,gl5n ,brigd5 & ,gret*5 ,kronsbe9d4 ,|r hotel1 ! ,true ,blue ,bay ,resort1 0 ! close/ ?+ 6p>adise imag9a#4 ,we _h a suite ( rooms )a l>ge patio ov}look+ ! ,c>i21n4 ,z we took turns sw++ 9 ! patio hammock1 we ?rill$ at ! s.d (! lapp+ waves alm directly "u u4 ,al? mo/ (! %ops 7 clos$ on ,sun"d1 ,gl5n & ,gret*5 took u 6a b1*side m>ket ": we /ock$ up on spice gifts = |r r1d}s & volunte}s4 ,$ 5c|rag$ fu4y du4y ,toni 6walk on ! s& & get h} feet wet4 ,s9ce ! b1* 0 relatively des}t$1 we let ! ,gold5 boys run free "u ! wat*;l eyes ( |r /ud5t ho/s4 ,:ile ,e*o roll$ 9 ! s&1 ,escort cavort$ 9 ! ,c>i21n4 ,dry+ (f qkly1 we return$ 6! hotel = |r next adv5ture1 a t|r ( ! ne>by ra9 =e/4 ,gl5n1 ,gret*5 & fell{ /ud5t ,ric>do ,ramirez want$ 6take u | 6d9n} af |r pres5t,n at ,/4 ,george's ,univ}s;y1 & we /um#d on |r mo/ fanta/ic cul9>y exp}i;e (! trip4 ,on |r way 6t{n1 !y spott$ a sign on a h|se proclaim+ 8,home ,cook+40 ,dur+ ! c|rse ( |r eat+ fr5zy1 we 7 (f}$ m ?an #bj di6}5t di%es s* z gre5 papaya 9 *eese1 /ir fri$ ra2it1 curri$ goat1 /ew$ 3*1 mutton1 beef /ew1 fri$ planta9s1 lob/} salad1 br1dfruit salad1 & s"eal o!r delis ! ,gold5 boys 7 ! f/ guide dogs on ,/4 ,kitts4 ,tues"d morn+ we 7 pack$ & r1dy = |r trip home1 :5 we rcvd a call f ,am}ican ,airl9es 9=m+ u |r fliant9e regul,ns1 s we cd n pass "? )! dogs4 ,9iti,y1 we 7 upset ) ! *ange 9 plans s9ce we _h a numb} ( appo9t;ts 9 ,fresno ! next "d4 ,if y h 6get /uck "splace1 h{"e1 an extra "d 9 p>adise at ,am}ican ,airl9es exp5se is n bad6 ,la/ w9t} we jo9$ ! ,,nagdu bo>d at ! ,n,nal ,c5t} 9 ,baltimore 64cuss ways 6exp& ! responsibilities (! ,can9e ,3c}ns ,-mittee4 ,we 9itiat$ ! ,,ccc 9 ,anaheim :5 we took on responsibil;y = sett+ up & ma9ta9+ ! guide dog relief >ea1 & 3t9u$ ? activ;y 9 ,new ,orl1ns1 ,dallas & ,atlanta4 ,m>c ,maur}1 ,m>y ,ell5 ,j}nigan1 ,diane ,mc,george1 ! ,,nagdu bo>d &! two ( u bra9/orm$ = two "ds ab new ways 9 : we cd make ! 3v5;n less /ress;l = guide dogs & _! "pn}s4 ,on ,june #bi1 |r 5t|rage ( #g ,fresno folks took (f =! #bjjj 3v5;n4 ,2ss ! two ( u1 ,de2ie ,prieto & h} mom ,delores ,del>osa1 famili> 6~? :o att5d$ ! la/ few 3v5;ns1 7 jo9$ ? ye> 0,de2ie's si/} ,l9da ,morgan 9 sett+ up & ma9ta9+ ! guide dog relief >1s4 ,fresno fr ,l9da ,haymond jo9$ ! gr|p 9 ord} 6take ov} sup}vi.n & organiz,n (! fanta/ic corps ( volunte}s recruit$ 6assi/ ,f$},ni/s4 ,|r sev5? memb}1 ,%irley ,h>p}1 is los+ h} vi.n & want$ 6le>n m ab bl;s issues4 ,dogs & wolves 5joy travel+ 9 packs1 & s did we6 ,x 0 a lot ( fun6 ,si/} ,paul9e ,qu9n1 |r ,dom9ican nun fr f ,ma9e1 0 |r f|r? relief "w}4 ,~? wom5 sure did "w h>d1 ) ?ree hotels & f|r relief >eas 6monitor4 ,z a result ( |r w9t} meet+1 s"eal new approa*es 7 explor$4 ,hav+ walkie-talkies ? ye> made -munic,n m* easi} & ,l9da ,haymond 0 9valua# 9 keep+ ?+s 9 ord} at ! volunte} ta#4 ,a p}5nial "q unansw}$ until ? ye> was1 8,h{ _m guide dog t1ms att5d |r annual 3v5;n80 ,9 ord} 6get an a3urate c.t1 we provid$ 5tice;ts 65c|rage p 6sign in4 ,,nagdu (f}$ a 4#be door prize1 ,nylab"o donat$ l>ge ,nylab"os z a4i;nal door prizes1 ,hills ,pet ,nutri;n provid$ bags ( yummy dog tr1ts & ,bay} suppli$ free ,advantage flea 3trol & decorative sc>ves4 ,~! -panies wd grtly appreciate yr recogni;n ( _! g5}os;y4 ,pl1se call ,jane ,frame ( ,nylab"o1 #hjj-fca-bahh1 ,dr4 ,*uck ,wayn} ( ,hills1 #hjj-bee-jddi & ,ka?y ,t"oy ( ,bay}1 #hjj-bee-feag4 ,a total ( #ic t1ms sign$ 9 f n9e di6}5t tra9+ programs4 #ha t1ms came f f|r programs1 ,! ,see+ ,eye1 ,guide ,dogs =! ,bl1 ,l1d} ,dogs & ,guid+ ,eyes =! ,bl4 ,n only 0 ? 3v5;n a grt exp}i;e =! human "picipants1 b 0 al 5joy$ 0|r can9e "pn}s4 ,we 2lieve ! pres;e (a volunte} ta# ) teleph"o a3ess1 walkie talkies &a h>d "w+ crew ( relief "w}s made ? 3v5;n a /ress free exp}i;e = ~? ( u "w+ ) guide dogs4 ,we wd l 6he> yr op9ion4 ,pl1se let ,suzanne "k :at y ?"| ab ! >range;ts = guide dogs at ! #bjjj 3v5;n4 ,salt ,lake ,c;y1 ,utah 0 ! site ( ? ye>'s ,am}ican ,vet}9>y ,m$ical ,associ,n 3f};e4 ,we h pass$ "? ? c;y _m "ts *ang+ planes1 b n"e _h ! *.e 6get 6"k ! c;y4 ,x 0 impressive1 cl1n & frly4 ,we _h ! opportun;y 6visit _m frs & meet new 3tacts4 ,! vet}9>y c|ple ,*uck & ,pra!r ,hu*ison1 :o ho/$ u at _! home on ,/4 ,kitts ,isl&1 jo9$ u = d9n} "o nii21n4 ,z usual1 ,e*o & ,escort rcvd lots ( att5;n & admir,n4 ,|r two pres5t,ns 7 on ! morn+ (! la/ 3f};e "d1 b we did get a respecta# audi;e4 ,back at ! ,salt ,lake ,airport1 we did a s5sitiv;y tra9+ ses.n = ,delta ,airl9es /aff4 ,at f/ x 0 di6icult gett+ ! gr|p motivat$ 6"picipate1 b :5 we 2gan ask+ !m "qs ab policies & proc$ures1 !y op5$ up &! ses.n ran ov}"t6 ,delta ,air ,l9es is ! only air c>ri} 6e/abli% a /aff posi;n d1l+ ) issues 3c}n+ pass5g}s ) 4abilities4 ,walt ,baer1 ,manag} ( ,3sum} ,advocacy = ,delta1 spoke at ? ye>'s ,,nagdu "w%op1 ": he |tl9$ ! prim>y ele;ts ( ,delta's |tr1* program4 ,a bro*ure on 4a#d pass5g} policies has be5 develop$ & is availa# 9 alt}native =mats4 ,6obta9 a copy1 3tact ,walt ,baer at #djd-gae-addj4 ,! ,heska ,corpor,n1 a vet}9>y ph>maceutical develop} & manufactur} 9 ,=t ,coll9s1 ,colorado1 has develop$ a program call$ ,"pn}s ,c>e4 ,? program 0 design$ 6help l{-9come guide1 he>+ & s}vice dog "pn}s fac$ ) hi< co/ vet}9>y c>e4 ,s"eal ,,nagdu memb}s h alr b5efit$ f ! ,heska grant4 ,! foll{+ 3di;ns h be5 e/abli%$3 #a4 ,! vet}9>ian ne$s 63tact ,heska at #hjj-,,g-heska or #hjj-dfd-cgeb4 #b4 ,! recomm5d$ tr1t;t m/ h a gd *.e ( re/or+ ! "w+ capabil;y (! dog4 #c4 ,! vet}9>ian m/ atte/ 6! cli5t's ne$ = f9ancial assi/.e4 #d4 ,! 4a#d p}son m/ 2 a memb} (! ,9t}n,nal ,associ,n ( ,assi/.e ,dog ,"pn}s1 a cross-disabil;y 3sum} advocacy organiz,n4 ,memb}%ip 9 ,,iaadp w n 3flict ) memb}%ip 9 ,,nagdu4 ,curr5t new memb} dues >e 4#ae4 ,s5d memb}%ip dues 6,jana ,kleps*1 #aacah ,si|x1 ,r$=d1 ,,mi #dhbci4 ,9dicate y >e "pn}$ ) a guide dog &! pref}r$ =mat 6rcv ! qu>t}ly newslr1 cassette1 pr9t or disc4 ,fur!r 9=m,n c 2 obta9$ f ! web site at www4iaadp4org4 ,toni & ,$ ,eames c 2 3tact$ at #ccgf ,nor? ,wi%on1 ,fresno1 ,,ca #icgjd-dhcb2 ,tel4 #eei-bbd-jedd2 e-mail e1mes@csufresno4$u4 7,$itor's note3 ,6my k1 ? is ! f/ "t |r m9utes h be5 publi%$ 9 ,h>;s ,up4 ,= ~? ( y :o cd n att5d |r la/ meet+ 9 ,atlanta1 a mo;n 0 pass$ 6publi% ! #aiii meet+ m9utes 9 ? issue47 ,,m9utes1 ,,n,nal ,,associ,n ,,( ,,guide ,,dog ,,us}s ,! meet+ (! ,n,nal ,associ,n ( ,guide ,dog us}s 0 call$ 6ord} at #jg3cd ,,pm on ,w$nes"d1 ,june #cj1 #aiii4 ,presid5t ,suzanne ,:al5 f/ pres5t$ ! upcom+ ev5ts =! meet+ & welcom$ "ey"o4 ,%e told "ey"o t "! 7 #aa s*ools pres5t at ! ,,nagdu 3v5;n4 ,%e f/ 9troduc$ "ey"o f ! s*ools' repres5tatives4 ,%e "nd ea* s*ool & ea* p}son pres5t f ea* s*ool4 ,presid5t ,:al5 f/ 9troduc$ a new s*ool1 ,can9e ,vi.n1 9 ,atlanta4 ,next "! 7 ann|nce;ts4 ,toni & ,$ ,eames gave _! pres5t,n4 ,toni f/ 9troduc$ h} relief "w}s1 ,ra*el1 ,dolores1 & ,de2ie4 ,toni f/ describ$ ": ! relief >eas w}e4 ,$ & ,toni _h an em}g5cy recov}y kit : 0 (f}$ 6! memb}%ip 6help assi/ ) situ,ns ": ! {n} 2comes 9capacitat$4 ,! kits >e availa# free ( *>ge1 & >e c>ri$ 9 a wallet 6al}t p 6a dog's 2+ a guide dog1 c>e giv} 6be 3tact$ 9 an em}g5cy1 ! dog's vet1 & o!r 9=m,n t mie if ! {n} is una# 6pay exp5ses2 if ! "w+ capabil;y (! dog c 2 re/or$1 !n ! {n} c 2 approv$ =a grant4 ,he gave 9=m,n ab ! ,newsreel ,club4 ,$ & ,toni ann|nc$ a ra6le ( #aj t-%irts donat$ 0! ,heska ,corpor,n 6be giv5 away at ! 5d (! meet+4 ,! secret>y1 ,eug5ia ,fir?1 r1d ! m9utes f ! previ|s meet+4 ,a mo;n 0 made & second$ 6approve ! m9utes z r1d4 ,priscilla ,f}ris r1d ! ,tr1sur}'s report4 ,la/ ye>'s 5d+ bal.e 0 4#hcj.ci4 ,af deposits & exp5ses 7 tak5 96a3.t1 we n{ h a bal.e ( 4#a1bgd.jf4 ,! divi.n is go+ 6donate 4#cjj 6! ,j}nigan ,fund4 ,priscilla told ab ! =ms s5t ) ,h>;s ,up ? spr+ &! 4tribu;n ( !m4 ,we got v few back4 ,a mo;n 0 made & second$ =! ,tr1sur}'s report 6be a3ept$4 ,presid5t ,:al5 gave a presid5tial update4 ,%e describ$ ! activities (! divi.n =! previ|s ye>4 ,%e expla9$ ! divi.n's advocacy ef=ts dur+ ! previ|s ye>4 ,! divi.n is try+ 6/>t ,,nagdu a6iliates 9 all /ates4 ,presid5t ,:al5 gave h} hotel room numb} & h} home a4ress 6! memb}s pres5t4 ,%e ask$ p 63tact h} 6help get ~! a6iliates />t$4 ,%e 4cuss$ ! possi# activities 9 ! upcom+ ye> s* z hav+ regional meet+s l ,,job sem9>s4 ,%e talk$ ab |r ,,li/s}v1 & ,pete ,donahue describ$ h{ 6sign up =! li/4 ,presid5t ,:al5 describ$ h} trip 6! ,,u ,c|ncil ( ,guide ,dogs ,s*ools meet+ t %e att5d$ at ,! ,see+ ,eye la/ ,m>*4 ,%e sd t we w n alw agree )! s*ools1 b 4agree;ts wd 2 d"o ) respect & profes.nalism4 ,next1 we talk$ ab collect+ recipes = |r cookbook 2+ -pil$ = fundrais+4 ,presid5t ,:al5 !n talk$ ab a7ressive dogs &! 9cid5ts at ! la/ 3v5;n4 ,! divi.n pres5t$ a policy 6! n,nal bo>d on a7res.n2 ! n,nal bo>d did n approve ! policy1 b ,dr4 ,maur} ask$ ,presid5t ,:al5 6a4ress ! bo>d at ! 3v5;n4 ,dr4 ,maur} ask$ ! divi.n 6br+ 6his att5;n pro#m dogs4 ,%e urg$ ! memb}s 6talk 6p ~: dogs >e hav+ a7res.n pro#ms 6f9d | if ! situ,n c 2 a4ress$ )|t fur!r m1sures4 ,%e ask$ memb}s 63tact ,,nagdu (fic}s )! situ,n if ne$ be4 ,if x happ5s twice1 ,dr4 ,maur} w 2 3tact$4 ,%e assur$ p t dogs j b>k+ "s is n ! issue4 ,! pro#m1 h{"e1 is dogs ~: 2havior is n 3troll$ & is a pro#m = o!rs4 ,next memb}s 7 ask$ 63tact ! (fic}s if !y ne$ 6be taula ,we/john f/ spoke on h} posi;n 3c}n+ abuse & abuse laws4 ,k>la sd t ! judicial process cd 2 us$ 6remove dogs f {n}s :o >e abusive or 2+ us$ 6assi/ 9 a crime4 ,presid5t ,:al5 ask$ :e!r ,k>la knew ( laws 9 o!r /ates 6protect guide dogs ag/ abuse 0o!rs4 ,%e sd ! abuse 6prop}ty is a me?od ( h&l+ t type ( situ,n4 ,9 ,ill9ois1 if y abuse a "w+ dog1 x is a felony4 ,mike ,j"os 0 next 6sp1k on ! panel4 ,he f/ ?ank$ ,$ & ,toni ,eames = _! ef=ts )! relief >1s4 ,he sd he 0 a victim ( abuse -pla9ts 0o!rs at 8 "wplace4 ,he sd t 8 employees made -pla9ts ag/ hm1 & t 8 s*ool did n h&le ! situ,n correctly4 ,he sd he ?"| t ! anonym;y (! -pla9ant %d n 2 protect$4 ,he al sd t ! s*ool %d adopt a full 4closure =! graduates ( any"o :o files -pla9ts )! s*ool ag/ !m4 ,he describ$ mock situ,ns ( h{ 6h&le abuse cases4 ,he al su7e/$ t nonpr(it ag5cies c 2 3troll$ 0writ+ 63tributors1 express+ 4satisfac;n )! policy4 ,re5ah ,blackwell spoke next on h} resolu;n4 ,s"eal /ates h pass$ laws 3c}n+ o!r p1 2ss ! {n}1 abus+ "w+ dogs4 ,re5ah r1d h} resolu;n4 ,! resolu;n propos$ t ! divi.n support ! passage ( laws l t pass$ 0,new ,mexico4 ,%e gave /ati/ics on h{ _m calls s*ools get on 9juries 6guide dogs caus$ 0o!r p4 ,af ! panel 0 pres5t$1 ,presid5t ,:al5 call$ ~u s*ools 6-;t on ! abuse issue4 ,lukas ,franck f ,! ,see+ ,eye sd t ,see+ ,eye doesn't keep /ati/ics on ~! -pla9ts4 ,pete ,nowicki f ,fidelco spoke ab ! abuse issue4 ,"qs 7 !n solicit$ f ! memb}%ip4 ,al1 ,presid5t ,:al5 ask$ p 6give _! op9ion ab ,re5ah's resolu;n4 ,pete ,donahue describ$ a case 9 ! eid$ 4#aj1jjj 2c (a dog's d1?2 ! judge 4all{$ x 2c he did n {n ! dog2 ! ,f$},n w5t back & got ? issue a4ress$4 ,tracy ,c>ci"o su7e/$ t s*ools put a seg;t 96! class tra9+ on h{ 6d1l ) fru/r,n 9 "w+ ) yr dog s9ce ! 3s5sus 0 t fru/r,n c l1d 6false abuse reports4 ,susan ,j"os su7e/$ t ! resolu;n 2 /r1ml9$ & pres5t$ next ye>4 ,june ,rose ,killian ask$ if y 7 f "o /ate1 & yr dog 7 attack$ 0"s"o f ano!r /ate1 h{ wd t 2 h&l$4 ,! issue (! gd & bad po9ts ( hav+ anonym;y = ~? report+ abuse cases 0 4cuss$4 ,! next topic 0 ! progress (! ,hawaii suit4 ,! suit 0 dropp$ 0! n,nal (fice4 ,x 0 felt we wd 2 app1l+ x 2f ! same judges t rul$ on ! suit ! f/ "t4 ,presid5t ,:al5 ask$ = p 6talk ab ways we cd br+ pressure on ! /ate ( ,hawaii 6resolve ? issue4 ,david ,l|x sd t he w5t 6,hawaii1 & _h a positive exp}i;e go+ "!4 ,he _h no pro#m 9 gett+ "? ! qu>ant9e process1 & he _h no pro#m ) a3ess 9 re/aurants4 ,he sd t z m p us$ ? process 6g1 ! /ate w !n relax ! rules2 ! /ate w f9d "! 6be few} pro#ms ?an !y ?"|4 ,he felt t ! /ate wd /op 5=c+ ! settle;t z rigor|sly4 ,presid5t ,:al5 talk$ ab ! ,help+ ,h&s program1 a program design$ 6help p d1l ) v>i|s issues1 s* retire;t1 d1?1 ! return+ (a dog1 & o!r s* issues4 ,rick ,fox is ! co-ord9ator (! program4 ,presid5t ,:al5 urg$ p 6sign up =! m5tor+ program4 ,tracy ,c>ci"o gave ,rick's ,e-mail a4ress4 ,next1 "s possi# projects & ?"|s =! upcom+ ye> 7 4cuss$4 ,3nie ,ryan ask$ :e!r ! divi.n cd />t an 9sur.e program = p 6buy h1l? 9sur.e = _! dog4 ,dana ,>d ask$ if ! divi.n cd 3sid} a "w%op on /ress manage;t 9 "w+ )a dog4 ,june ,rose sd t 9 "s /ates y >e requir$ 6h liabil;y 9sur.e 6h yr dog lic5s$2 ? 9cludes guide dogs2 x 0 agre$ t 9sur.e -panies' policies 3c}n+ dogs is a gr{+ pro#m4 ,kim ,samko1 :o "ws ) ,guide ,dogs =! ,bl assi/+ /ud5ts ) grief & /ress manage;t dur+ classes1 volunte}$ 6help )! /ress manage;t "w%op4 ,"s"o m5;n$ t ,guide ,dog ,us}s ,9c4 did /ress manage;t =! dogs at _! 3v5;n4 ,"s"o br"| up ! di6};es 9 h&l+ am;g guide dog us}s & h{ ~? di6};es cause pro#ms 9 rel,n%ips ) o!rs s* z employ}s4 ,o!r s}vice dogs &! di6};es 9 h{ !y >e h&l$ 7 briefly 4cuss$4 ,next1 ,pete ,donahue talk$ ab ! holi"d greet+ c>ds f ! s*ools4 ,he ?"| ! s*ools %d *ange ! greet+ c>ds 6%{ "w+ dogs 9/1d ( puppies4 ,next ,lukas ,franck describ$ 8 boo? ": he is go+ 6demon/rate auditory signals =! ,5viron;tal ,a3ess ,-mittee4 ,he ask$ memb}s 6-e 6! boo? & see ! signals4 ,david ,l|x made an ann|nce;t ab ,! ,see+ ,eye br1kfa/4 ,see+ ,eye graduates 7 urg$ 6,,rsvp = x4 ,! next issue 6be 4cuss$ 0 3tact 2t puppy rais}s & graduates4 ,pet} ,donahue f/ gave 8 ?"|s on ! 3tact issue4 ,he is 9 favor ( 3tact 2t graduates & puppy rais}s4 ,k>la ,we/john gave h} views on ? subject4 ,k>la express$ ! opposite view 6,pete's4 ,joan ,corbett f ,guide ,dogs =! ,bl spoke ab ! gradu,n c}emony &! 3tact policy ( ,guide ,dogs4 ,guide ,dogs has ! puppy's vet %>e 9=m,n ab ! puppy's m$ical hi/ory4 ,judy ,campbell spoke on ,l1d} ,dogs' policy on puppy rais} 3tact4 ,l1d} all{s graduates 6correspond ) puppy rais}s & give :at"e 9=m,n !y want4 ,puppy rais}s c 9clude _! 9=m,n if !y want al4 ,!y >e 9 ! process ( $ucat+ _! puppy rais}s z 6:5 !y %d tell ! graduate 63tact ! s*ool4 ,!y h _h "s pro#ms ) x al? n a lot4 ,david ,l|x pres5t$ ,! ,see+ ,eye's posi;n4 ,! ,see+ ,eye does n all{ 3tact 2t graduates & rais}s4 ,ra*el ,todd1 a puppy rais}1 gave h} po9t ( view4 ,%e sd t 3tact has1 =! mo/ "p1 be5 positive4 ,%e sd "! 7 ll details t 7 pass$ on 6! graduate ab ! puppy's hi/ory4 ,presid5t ,:al5 ask$ :e!r ! s*ools h a wait+ p}iod 2t gradu,n & 3tact4 ,s|?ea/}n has a wait+ p}iod ( "o ye> 2f graduates & puppy rais}s meet4 ,guide ,dogs1 ,l1d} ,dogs1 & ,guid+ ,eyes d n h a wait+ p}iod 2t gradu,n & meet+4 ,guid+ ,eyes provides ! "n & a4ress 9 ! packet giv5 6! graduat+ /ud5t4 ,next1 9 ! 9t}e/ ( "t1 x 0 vot$ 6h ! t-%irt ra6le at ,satur"d's meet+4 ,pete ,donahue talk$ ab ,h>;s ,up disks4 ,! ,9t}n,nal ,brl ,rese>* ,c5t} boo? has an onl9e depository ( electronic ,brl books4 ,h>;s ,up has al be5 put onl9e4 ,,nagdu is ! f/ divi.n 6(f} xs newslr 9 electronic =mat4 ,! meet+ adj|rn$ at #aj3ec ,,pm4 ,presid5tial ,report 0,suzanne ,:al5 ,! ye> 2t ! two ,atlanta 3v5;ns 0 a gd "o = u 9 ,,nagdu4 ,! ye> foll{+ |r la/ ,dallas 3v5;n _h be5 a "t ( build+3 build+ |r rel,n%ips )! s*ools1 build+ |r s5se ( purpose & direc;n z a divi.n1 build+ ~u |r ideas1 |r projects1 & |r dr1ms4 ,! ye> 2t ! two ,atlanta 3v5;ns 0 a "t = mov+ =w>d f ! f.d,ns we _h laid4 ,x 0 al a ye> = gr{?4 ,9 fact1 j 2f we met = |r #bjjj 3v5;n 9 ,atlanta1 ,miss ,rovig at ! ,n,nal ,c5t} =! ,bl told me t ,,nagdu &! ,d1f-bl ,divi.n >e n{ ! two fa/e/ gr{+ divi.ns )9 ! ,,nfb6 ,isn't t fanta/ic8 ,z grt z gr{? is1 x does br+ "s *all5ges4 ,! "o t -es 6m9d immly is regi/r,n = |r ,,nagdu meet+s4 ,we've n{ gr{n s big t ! way we've be5 do+ regi/r,n 9 previ|s ye>s j isn't "w+ v e6ici5tly anymore4 ,we're 3sid}+ "s modific,ns1 9clud+ a pre-regi/r,n sy/em simil> 6t : "s a6iliates d = /ate 3v5;ns4 ,if y h any ideas1 pl1se 3tact me at #idaa ,mixon ,drive1 ,a"p;t #abg1 ,dallas1 ,texas #gebbj2 teleph"o3 #bad-ceg-bhbi4 ,! ,bo>d & ,i w ha% | ? issue1 & ,i'll 2 9 t|* ) y s t "ey"o "ks ab any *anges 9 |r regi/r,n proc$ures l;g 2f |r 3v5;n 9 ,philadelphia4 ,z alw1 we 9 ,,nagdu 3t9ue 6d1l ) 4crim9,n :5 x happ5s4 ,z "o example ( ?+s t h -e |r way ? ye>1 ,f$},ni/s 9 ,miss|ri resolv$ an 9cid5t 9volv+ a ,r$ ,lob/} re/aurant4 ,a woman )a guide dog 0 tr1t$ v rudely 0re/aurant /aff & 0 s1t$ 9 a cold room1 a"p f o!r patrons4 ,we >e pl1s$ t :5 %e subsequ5tly return$ 6,r$ ,lob/} %e 0 tr1t$ )! same c|rtesy due any patron4 ,x is alw gratify+ :5 we c "w %|ld} 6%|ld} ) o!rs 9 |r move;t :5"e any issue a6ects bl p1 :e!r or n !y use guide dogs4 ,z mo/ ( y "k f hav+ att5d$ ! 3v5;n or f r1d+ ! ,spr+1 #bjjj1 ,h>;s ,up1 yr ,,nagdu ,bo>d ( ,directors w5t 6,baltimore =a meet+ at ! ,n,nal ,c5t} =! ,bl dur+ ! week5d ( ,febru>y #aa-ac4 ,pres5t at ? meet+ 7 ! 5tire ,,nagdu ,bo>d1 plus ,$ & ,toni ,eames1 ,diane ,mc,george1 ,dr4 ,maur}1 & ,mrs4 ,j}nigan4 ,y "k we "w$ 6=mulate policies ) respect 6appropriate /&>ds ( 3duct = guide dog t1ms at |r 3v5;ns4 ,~! policies 7 an attempt 6a4ress 3c}ns ! hotel _h rais$ ) ,dr4 ,maur} & ,mrs4 ,j}nigan4 ,l any?+ else t's 2+ tri$ =! f/ "t1 "! >e "s glit*es t ne$ 6be "w$ |1 & we w d x4 ,x is 5 6say "h1 ,i ?9k1 t #ii.iiiiiiii p}c5t ( u >e responsi#4 ,we don't l1ve |r dogs al"o1 :e!r !y >e crat$ or n1 9 |r hotel rooms4 ,we pick up af |r dogs4 ,,nagdu is try+ |r be/ 6help all ( u :o >e responsi# 0provid+ s}vices l dog sitt+1 ori5t,n walks "? ! hotels1 &a ,,nagdu ,,9=m,n ,ta#4 ,=! unbelievably small numb} ( p :o j don't c>e1 well1 we're try+ 6$ucate ~? folks 6! fact t _! 2havior is n welcome at |r 3v5;ns4 ,? policy may ne$ "s f9e tun+1 b x's ! f/ "t we've d"o "s?+ o!r ?an j -pla91 or actu,y1 li/5 6o!r p -pla91 ab ! piles ( poop "sbody /epp$ in1 etc4 ,pl1se tell me if "! 0 any?+ ab ! way we did ?+s or ! way ! hotel /aff 2hav$ t upset y4 ,pl1se al tell me :at yr su7es;ns & solu;ns >e & :at y lik$4 ,a few p h ask$ me :y ,i took a few m9utes at ! 2g9n+ ( ea* meet+ 6expla9 ! policies4 ,!y felt t !y 7 2+ lectur$ at :5 !y >e n 6blame4 ,t's a valid "q4 ,i did x 2c :5 ,i ask$ if "! 0 any"o :o didn't "k :at ,i 0 talk+ ab 3c}n+ *anges 9 policy1 s"eal p sd !y 7 unfamili> )! *anges4 ,my 9t5t is n"e 6lecture anybody1 b = p :o hav5't yet r1d ,h>;s ,up or ! ,monitor1 we ne$$ 6br+ !m up 6spe$4 ,?ank y 6~? p :o br"| ! 3c}n 6my att5;n4 ,"o o!r ?+ t came | ( t meet+ 0 t ,dr4 ,maur} wants /ories 0p us+ guide dogs =! ,,nfb',s ,k}nel ,books4 ,he wants ~! /ories 6be a3ompani$1 ": possi#1 0a picture (! guide dog t1m4 ,k}nel ,books1 = ~? :o don't "k1 >e ll books ! ,f$},n puts |1 usu,y publi%+ two a ye>1 )! purpose ( $ucat+ ! public ab bl;s4 ,$uc,n is a*iev$ "? /ories t d1l ) p's ord9>y1 "d 6"d exp}i;es z bl p4 ,"! has be5 a noticea# lack ( /ories ab exp}i;es 9volv+ guide dogs4 ,dr4 ,maur} wd l 6correct ? lack4 ,s get ~? pot5tial ,k}nel ,book /ories in4 ,mail 6,dr4 ,m>c ,maur}'s att5;n at ! ,n,nal ,c5t} =! ,bl1 #ahjj ,johnson ,/reet1 ,baltimore1 ,m>yl& #babcj4 ,n,nal ,associ,n ( ,guide ,dog ,us}s ,(fic}s ,presid5t3 ,suzanne ,:al5 ,a4ress3 #idaa ,mixon1 ,a"p;t #abg1 ,dallas1 ,texas #gebbj ,ph"o3 #bad-ceg-bhbi ,vice-,presid5t3 ,dana ,>d #cja ,bruce ,av5ue ,boise1 ,idaho #hcgab ,e-mail a4ress3 dana>d@,qwe/4net ,ph"o3 #bjh-cde-cijf ,tr1sur}3 ,priscilla ,f}ris ,a4ress3 #ee ,delaw>e ,av5ue1 ,"srset1 ,massa*usetts #jbgbf ,ph"o3 #ejh-fgc-jbah ,secret>y3 ,eug5ia ,fir? ,a4ress3 #ajai ,m>t9ique1 ,dallas1 ,texas #gebbc ,ph"o3 #bad-hbd-adij ,e-mail a4ress3 fir?g@prim5et4com

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