July 1, 2012 12:09 AM

C.W. Gusewelle | Even in sunset, Cyrus is a warming presence

I can’t know what regrets Cyrus, the Brittany, might have about the days afield he’s missed. But when he sits beside me, leaning hard against my leg, my hand on his soft brown head, I’m sure that he knows he’s valued and believes his life is full.

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