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Completely Mute Girl Surprises Everyone When She Tells Her Therapy Donkey These Magical Words
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Completely Mute Girl Surprises Everyone When She Tells Her Therapy Donkey These Magical Words

Meet a girl named Amber and her animal therapy donkey Shocks, who both had a rough start in life… Shocks was found with a rope tied around his neck and skin covered in lesions and sores from being tethered. Luckily, the abandoned animal was rescued and taken to The Donkey Sanctuary in Birmingham, England, where he met Amber in 2013.

At that time the little girl wasn’t able to make a single sound. When Amber and her sister were born prematurely, she had to have a surgery that saved her life but cut off airflow from her vocal cords and made her mute. On top of that, the girl has cerebral palsy which made it a struggle for her to move around.

But everything started changing when she met her new animal friend named Shock. “It was fairly immediate to see they had a bond together, as they were both so gentle with each other,” Amber’s mom Austwick told The Dodo. “They really seemed smitten!”

The girl’s muscles became stronger and her health improved. Soon she had another surgery that was supposed to bring back her ability to speak. Amber’s first words ever said were dedicated to her best friend – “I love you, Shocky.”

“It was such a proud moment and of course a massive relief to know that she could speak,” Austwick remembers this amazing story. “I’d say they healed each other.”

More info: Facebook (h/t: thedodo)

Meet a girl named Amber and her therapy donkey Shocks, who both had a rough start in life…

Amber had to have a surgery right after she was born which saved her life but left her mute

The girl who also has cerebral palsy began healing after she met therapy donkey Shocks

“It was fairly immediate to see they had a bond together, as they were both so gentle with each other”

Soon Amber had another surgery that was supposed to bring back her ability to speak

Her first words ever said were “I love you, Shocky”

“It was such a proud moment and of course a massive relief to know that she could speak”

“I’d say they healed each other”

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is such a miracle that technology is able to show the wonderful bond between humans and animals. The more we become aware of this, the more we will learn to value them, more than ever before. :D

John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And this special bond is the best therapy there is for troubled souls.

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Núria Rp
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The sixth picture shows her and holding a book called Amber's donkey

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is such a miracle that technology is able to show the wonderful bond between humans and animals. The more we become aware of this, the more we will learn to value them, more than ever before. :D

John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And this special bond is the best therapy there is for troubled souls.

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Núria Rp
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The sixth picture shows her and holding a book called Amber's donkey

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