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Shrewsbury's “Gunnar” enjoys Fenway Park

Gunnar gives new meaning to covering home plate.

Gunnar gives new meaning to covering home plate.

Shrewsbury- “Gunnar,” a service dog-in-training, and his trainer, Shrewsbury resident Amanda Sullivan, recently ?participated in a pre-game ceremony at Fenway Park held April 23? to honor Sgt. Juan Valdez and his service dog, “Midas.”

Valdez is a combat veteran who was wounded in Iraq. The group also was given the honor of painting the pitchers” mound and home plate for the game.

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Midas and Gunnar enjoy a dog's eye view of Fenway Park.

Midas and Gunnar enjoy a dog's eye view of Fenway Park.

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