Mark Winik

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THE DOG HEALERS™ -- How I Wrote That Story

Before The Dog Healers™, I didn't think of myself as a writer. A storyteller, yes. My poor mother! How she worried! Imagine a young kid and his dog vanishing into the forest and coming home late, a muddy mess. I made up horrific stories to cover myself. She never believed me, but she was happy to see me safe.
With mom, I had to think fast, a helpful skill for a young entrepreneur .
At age 8, I fished golf balls from the ponds at Yale Golf Course, cleaned them,and sold them.
Then I learned the French restaurant nearby often ran out of frogs legs. I caught bullfrogs and sold those too, negotiating price with the chef.
I even dyed flowers and pinned them on beautiful women at the Yale Football games. Who
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“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.”
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