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ATLANTA -- It's been a very busyschool year for Pirelli, the Canine Assistants service dog who was born without a foot.

Ourmorning show mascothas been visiting schools aroundmetro Atlana,teachingchildren about tolerance and overcoming obstacles as part of 11Alive's Hope and Weather tour with meteorologist Chesley McNeil.

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One company was so moved thatit cameforward to help improve Pirelli's life. Hangar Inc. is known for prosthetics. Its employees have helped thousands of humans and manyanimals live empowered lives. Theycreated the tail for Winter, the dolphin that inspired the movie "Dolphin Tale." Now they're creating a custom prosthetic foot for Pirelli for free!

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