The Heroic Pigeon of WWI Who Saved Nearly 200 Lives

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Cher Ami the Heroic Pigeon of WWI Who Saved nearly 200 lives

They called him a bird-brain, but it wasn’t an insult. He was known to fly from battle, but no one called him a coward. He spent the entirety of his military service stark naked, but no one thought that odd. When he saved nearly 200 men despite being heavily injured, everyone agreed his heroics should be honored, even though he wasn’t even human.


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11 thoughts on “The Heroic Pigeon of WWI Who Saved Nearly 200 Lives

  1. Crissy, thanks for passing along the very interesting story! Animals can be so relentlessly focused on a task, but for our dog that just means getting her three daily meals.

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      1. RE: three meals

        Yeah, I could write a 2000-word post about it! She suddenly came down with some major digestion problems, could be a tumor, so she gets prednisone and three smaller meals daily. She’s 13 and we can’t afford to spend thousands on medical procedures (as we have previously).

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      2. Oh, that’s okay, Crissy. You couldn’t have known. The prednisone greatly increases her appetite. She barks and barks at us with impatient and angry indignation as we prepare her meals.

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  2. Answering your question about Sproul’s book you have: I have not read any of those books in the Crucial Question Series you listed with the exception of Can Prayer Changes things which I am reading on Kindle every night on my late night walk; I’m 80 percent done

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