What happened when 500,000 happy dog photos (and a couple pot-bellied pigs and lizards) from all over the world landed in a hospital room with a 16 year-old patient? Well, happiness ensued. ...Indeed!
Anthony Lyons undergoes monthly chemotherapy visits at the Phoenix Children's Hospital. He always looks forward to seeing the hospital's therapy dogs. Unfortunately, the dogs can't always be there so an enterprising family friend, Roberta Lucero-Koron, created a Facebook page for people to send him photos of their happy dogs.
This inspiring and fun campaign has produced a new way of brightening the lives of those in need. Can you even believe there is a therapy lizard out there somewhere? "This has gotten so viral....One thing I have to say is, make yourself smile too by looking at these beautiful animals that God gave us. I can't stop crying from tears of happiness," Roberta Lucero-Koron recently told USA Today.