When I was in high school, we didn’t have the World Wide Web to send shocking, funny, or touching video to the four corners of the earth. But some things became viral anyway. The video below, from 1981, is one of them.
I did not see the original show on which Jimmy Stewart read his poem about his dog Beau. But I saw the clip on other shows after that.
The humor and joy Stewart expresses about his dog is something we can all relate to. When we love a dog, we understand a little piece of someone else who loves a dog. Loving (and losing) ac canine friend is the great equalizer. And that’s why, before it was easy to make video go viral, this one did.
Thanks to Buzzfeed for reminding me of this great video.
Do you feel a stronger connection with someone when you know they love dogs?