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How a Dog Has Taught Me about the Art of Forgiving

Photo of author and Ruby, the red poodle. Photo courtesy of author.

One day, Ruby, the family dog, ventured into my bathroom, shredded everything in my trash bin into pieces, and scattered them across my bedroom.

Upon this discovery, I was annoyed. What could I do? I couldn’t reprimand Ruby because what would she do? Apologize?

Instead, I cleaned up the mess, picked up the little scraps, and scrubbed down the carpet.

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Angela Choi

Angela Choi

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