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TRUMAN in the New York Times!

Walking to the store reminds me of my once “big city” life. And while today I heard no honking taxis or growling trash trucks or shrieking cars, I did buy a big city newspaper and a donut … because it’s not every day that a tiny urban tortoise makes his New York Times debut.


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“A girl. Her pet turtle. Her first day of school. From these simple elements Reidy (‘Pup 681’) and Cumm...

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