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This Dog Was Given A Second Chance After She Was Found In Her Dead Owner's Arms After A Tornado

Very little is known about the Great Pyrenees that was discovered among the wreckage of her Van, Texas, home. Her new owner has decided to make her survival date her new birthday.

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Over the weekend, Nicholas Pet Haven wrote on their Facebook page that the Great Pyrenees had been renamed "Emma" and was getting adopted by Michelle Shockley.

This Great White Pyrenees was found laying next to her deceased owner Mr.Tapley who lost his life during the tornado in Van, TX.. She was adopted out today to a wonderful young lady and is making herself at home. She has a cranial head contusion but is expected to make a full recovery..Thank you to Missy and her family for giving her a good home.

Emma is gaining her appetite back and her hair is growing back. Shockley doesn't know the dog's birthday, but told ABC that Emma's thought to be around eight years old. They'll be celebrating her survival date every year.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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