Dog with vitiligo helped thousands of people to regain self-esteem
The loss the color of the skin began to affect the boy's face, shaking his self-esteem. It was for this reason that Carter's mother, Stephanie Adcock, began researching the internet to find a way to help her son deal with the disease.
In her search, Stephanie found the Instagram profile "White Eyed Rowdy "(Rowdy of the White Eyes), maintained by Niki Umbenhower, owner of Labrador Rowdy who has the same problem as the boy's skin.
Because of his condition, the dog Rowdy was named representative for children with vitiligo of the American Vitiligo Research Foundation (AVRF). Currently, he helps children cope with bullying and prejudice.
For a year, Carter's family maintained contact with Nikki, who lives in Oregon, more than 3,000 miles away.
With the help of collective funding, Carter and the animal were able to meet in person on March 18, 2017.
For 12 years, Labrador Rowdy has helped many people who have also been diagnosed with skin disease. In June of this year, the dog ended up dying, but its owners continue to share Rowdy's special and inspiring moments on the Instagram.
Boy Carter Blanchard and Labrador Rowdy - Photo: Disclosure / Instagram
Like many men, Sean Price believed for a long time that his wife Ashley was emotionally weak because of his sharp sensibility. "So many times I called her weak because of her intense emotional reactions to different things, told her to grow up, to be a woman, to stop be so insecure ... ". In his publication, Sean said that his rigid behavior with his wife often made him disconnect from her.
A study conducted by the University of Chicago in the United States revealed that the mother's voice on the phone comforts the children as much as a hug. The research, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, observed 60 girls, ages 7 to 12, who were subjected to stressful situations followed by monitoring.