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By Maureen C. Gilmer
Indianapolis Star 

Homeless man, homeless dog save each other in Indianapolis


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — To look at them, it's hard to know who saved whom. The middle-aged man and the young pup.

Demetrius Lonberger spent two years living on the street, addicted to drugs and alcohol. Dolly, a 4-year-old boxer-retriever-labrador mix, was also found on the street, abused and abandoned.

If ever two living things needed each other, Demetrius and Dolly did.

"I was homeless, she was homeless, and now we have each other. She's meant everything to me," the 54-year-old longtime laborer said, as he scratched the pup's ears and gave her a kiss on the nose.

Today, he and his four-legg...

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