“I clicked on it and there was a list of stolen horses, and all of a sudden I see a thumbnail of Opie and look at the photo I'd taken of him on my cellphone.” It was an exact match.
Bordelon called Metcalfe and told her the story.
Pool headed to pick up her long lost friend, Opie. She was worried that after so long, he wouldn't recognize her, but their reunion, which was caught on video, was a joyous one with tears of happiness from Pool and nuzzles of recognition from Opie.
“There is hope,” Pool said. “You can get them back.”
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