U.S. Soldier to Be Reunited With Dog

Bomb-sniffing dog that lost sense of smell to be adopted by U.S. soldier.
0:50 | 03/20/12

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The story of the corporal the canine and the huge campaign for a reunion marine corporal -- Levy and her combat -- wrecks are going to be reunited later this week in California. He could no longer serve in the military because he lost his sense of smell and couldn't sniff out bombs anymore. He was at risk of being put down and still leave -- petitioned the military. To adopt Rex after years of red tape and there was a lot of red tape senator -- Schumer stepped in. He organized a massive online campaign they cut through the bureaucracy so that this purple heart winner could take home her beloved German shepherd. Happy and they -- -- -- she got her purple heart while defusing a bomb in 2006 wins Rex and they convalescent together they were well yeah. -- -- -- recovered didn't even think of putting him down. I'm gonna read the military letter please obviously she's -- -- of the product -- Yeah.

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