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Documentary Shows Meaningful Connection Between A Veteran And Animals

Vietnam veteran Bob Miner found a way to rebuild his spirits by taking in abused and abandoned animals since he "couldn't stand people." Watch the exclusive trailer for the new documentary, "Wild Home," here.

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DEW Animal Kingdom was created in 1980 by Bob Miner; it eventually grew from farm animals to some more exotic critters.

Miner builds the facilities himself, and with the help of his wife, Julie. They met in 1994 when Julie became a volunteer at DEW.

"He found that he could communicate with people through the animals..."

"...It was a great connection for him back to people," Julie said.

Over 200 species of animals found a home in DEW, and Miner was able to find a new outlook on life.

Watch the full trailer for the documentary here, exclusively, before the movie airs at the Camden International Film Festival.

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Jack Schurman (Director, Producer, Cinematographer), Gabriel Garton (Editor, Producer), Robert Schurman (Co-Director), Luke Rathborne (Composer of Original Score)

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