YES!! I have been accepted at Guide Dogs for the Blind

shanam

62 is the new 40 LOL
Aug 15, 2006
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I am so excited, happy, thrilled and I can't believe it and so wanted to share it with all my tPF friends.:cloud9: I will be going to the San Rafael, CA campus on nov. 23rd and will graduate on dec. 12th. I am pretty sure I will be getting a
labrador retriever because there is a wait list for golden's and a lab is the right dog for me. This is going to be a life
changing thing for me. no more cane = no more stares
and stupid remarks. i can hold my head up high and walk with confidence. and i will have a dog to love again.
i want to thank everyone who sent good wishes my way when they knew i was doing this. i appreciate it greatly.
And, i MUST thank tPF because while this is a purse forum, it is so muxh more. Through tPg i met Big Purse
Sue who has been my mentor, guide, confidant, suppport and friend throughout this process. Without her encouragement, positivity and stories; (along with my being able to share feelings that were too hard to share even with my own famiy I would never be getting a guide dog.

i love tPF - there is nothing like it anywhere and i so appreciate being among this wonderful community.

:heart::smooch:

joyce
 

Pursegrrl

Oh no she di-int!!
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Jun 1, 2006
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OMG congrats!!! Big huge hugs to you, Shanam!! This *is* going to be life changing in so many ways. GDB is such an amazing organization...can't wait to hear more about your journey!!

XXXOO PG
 

babieejae1101

Jess <3
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Nov 9, 2006
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Congrats!!! That's awesome news!! My friend was thinking about going to that campus because the one in NY wouldn't let her get a guide dog (she's completely visually impaired) because she wasn't working at the time. Congrats again!
 

featherie

Moving to Ireland!
Aug 17, 2009
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Oh my gosh, congratulations shanam! That will be life changing for sure. I hardly know you but I'm so so so happy for you! Dogs really are mans best friend.