Ms. Barthel

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Ms. Barthel’s dog Shadow on the beach in Michigan. Photo courtesy of: Ms. Barthel

Mary Berg, Editor-in-Chief

“What makes you happy?”

“My puppies. They’re just puppies, unconditionally, and I love them. Walking on the beach in Michigan… There’s many things. The fact that my eyes open every day is the best thing. Just being here makes me happy. Really, that is what’s good. …and I really love my puppies.”