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Everyone Has Their Own Superhero. For This Soldier, It Was These Three Dogs

 When Duke returned home, he couldn’t stop thinking about the dogs that saved his life. This is his story:

When we move to a replacement place, we always hope for the locals to be kind, generous and friendly.

Sergeant Chris Duke was in Afghanistan serving his country when he happened to satisfy the three lovely locals. These locals were three stray dogs – Sasha, Target, and Rufus. But these dogs clothed to be quite just friendly. They ended up being lifesavers.

One night, when a terrorist tried entering Sergeant Duke’s barracks, Sasha, Target, and Rufus started barking fortissimo and attacked the intruder before he could perform his plan.

Unfortunately for the dogs, the bomber blew himself up. This left the three dogs badly injured but that they had saved over 50 soldiers from certain death. Sasha was gravely wounded and had to be put down. But Target and Rufus were nursed back to health.


When Duke returned home, he couldn’t stop brooding about the dogs that saved his life. He wrote a letter to a veteran’s assistance group called ‘Hope For The Warriors’ during which he requested their help in bringing the dogs to the USA to measure .

The organization, moved by this special request, helped raise over $21,000 and managed to bring Rufus and Target to America and reunite them with Duke. Their reunion is one that's bound to tug at your heartstrings!

To watch this beautiful reunion between the soldier and his saviors inspect the video below.