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    10 Of The Most Life-Affirming Dog Rescue Stories Ever

    Hope For Paws is a small Los Angeles based organization that specializes in helping the abandoned dogs who are in the most desperate situations. These videos of some of their most intense rescues will make you cry that the world could be so cruel... and then restore your hope for that same world.

    1. Fiona, a blind dog rescued from a trash pile.

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    Fiona: before and after.

    2. Ralph, a severely abused pup living on scraps.

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    3. Tiny Lulu, a homeless hit and run victim.

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    Lulu, after she was adopted.

    4. Cora, abandoned in the Wal-Mart parking lot.

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    Cora at her foster mom's house.

    5. Nili was abandoned in the desert and waited there for her owners for days.

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    Nili with her new family!

    6. Nala, an abused pit bull living in a ditch.

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    7. Kennedy lived under a school building for over a year with a horrible infection.

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    Kennedy post-surgery update!

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    8. Rosie, also abandoned in the desert with no food or water.

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    9. Kobe/Stitch, a 15-year-old, one-eyed dog.

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    Kobe/Stitch after his rescue:

    10. Dougie was dumped on the streets.

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    Dougie, post-rescue

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