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Jimmy Stewart Reads A Touching Poem About His Dog Beau

WARNING: This video is best watched while hugging your dog.

1. Poem for Beau

On July 28, 1981, Jimmy Stewart, while on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, showed off one his lesser known talents by reading a poem that he had written about his dog, entitled “Beau”. By the end of his reading, both Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon’s eyes were welling with tears:

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