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  • Roosevelt the Border Collie Gets Around on New Wheels

    Roosevelt pops a wheelie to get over a pipe during a walk, April 7, 2012, in Portland, Maine. The $900 custom-built cart compensates for his handicap. "It's his front-wheel drive," says his owner, Stephanie Fox.
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  • Roosevelt the Border Collie Gets Around on New Wheels

    Roosevelt bolts up a set of stairs, April 7, 2012, in Portland, Maine. The border collie was born with deformed front legs.
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  • Roosevelt the Border Collie Gets Around on New Wheels

    Roosevelt gets a hug from his owner , Stephanie Fox, April 7, 2012, in Portland, Maine. "People say, 'Oh, the poor thing.' But he wakes up happy every day. He doesn't know he's different."
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  • Roosevelt the Border Collie Gets Around on New Wheels

    Roosevelt bounds away after being unstrapped from his wheels after a walk with his owner, Stephanie Fox, April 7, 2012, in Portland, Maine.
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  • Roosevelt the Border Collie Gets Around on New Wheels

    Roosevelt leads the way on a walk along Stevens Avenue with his owner, Stephanie Fox, left and Katie Anderson, with her border collie, Denali, April 7, 2012, in Portland, Maine. Roosevelt is trained to listen for voice commands, allowing him occasional freedom from leash, even along busy streets.
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  • Roosevelt the Border Collie Gets Around on New Wheels

    Roosevelt stands on two legs, waiting for someone to throw his ball. His handicap forced him to develop exceptionally strong back legs, allowing him to hop and balance much like a kangaroo.
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