Sometimes, being a journalist means bearing witness to tragedies— natural disasters, crimes, illnesses— and those are all vital to report.
But sometimes, being a journalist means you get to spend a day with a spunky puppy who is training to be a Leader Dog for the Blind.
Read the story and view the full gallery on OurMidland.com here.
LOOK AT THIS SWEET PUPPY FACE! I'm in love.
Not pictured: The puppy, Blue, trying to lick my camera. (That definitely happened. After all, she's still a puppy.)
Her puppy raiser, Hannah, is balancing training with being a senior at Michigan State University, working as a lab assistant, and being a leader in the university's ROTC Army program!