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Brain Aneurysm Survivor Writes Children's Book "Andrew J: The Corgi Who Rescued Me"

Andrew J finds a second chance at happiness and helps a brain aneurysm survivor thrive.

    CHICAGO, IL, August 22, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Former Chicago radio reporter Janet Sutherland was living alone in Ohio when a ruptured brain aneurysm left her fighting for her life. After fully recovering from her illness and mourning the death of her first dog, she rescued Andrew J, a Pembroke corgi who had been abused and abandoned. Andrew J immediately took on the role as a "therapy" dog for Janet. The book highlights that caring for dogs often inspires us to take better care of ourselves, particularly in times of crisis.

"I wanted to highlight the important role therapy dogs play in the lives of people who are sick or have been injured," said Sutherland. "It started out as a way for me to explain to my young nieces why Andrew J played such a vital role in my life and then I realized that it's a story that so many people who've been in my situation can relate to."

A portion of the proceeds from this unique collection of stories will be donated to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, the globally recognized leader in brain aneurysm awareness, education, support, advocacy and research funding. The foundation provides support and educational materials and information to brain aneurysm patients, their families, and the medical community. The Brain Aneurysm Foundation also funds essential research that can directly benefit those affected and help to reduce the incidence of ruptured aneurysms.

Proceeds will also be donated to Corgiaid, a nonprofit organization that assists in the rescue and fostering of corgis and corgi mixes.

For more information, please contact Janet Sutherland 773-633-8006 or [email protected]. The book is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and

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