Rosie: The Dog Determined To Live (Part I)

On Saturday, March 10th, I was driving home after a run when, about 10 miles from my house, out on Highway 220, I saw a small dog in the median, tail wagging. It had already made it across two lanes of traffic and had two more to go. 

"No, no, no, stay put," I mentally willed the dog as I looked for a place to turn around. 

Too late. I looked in my rear view mirror and watched the dog dart into traffic. She was hit by a van doing about 60 mph and did a rolling flip-flop underneath it, coming to rest to in the middle of the road.

The vans and the cars around the van kept driving. 

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