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10-year-old girl keeps same pet tortoise 56 years

In 1962, 10-year-old Jeanna Smith received a pet for her birthday. This pet, a tortoise named George, has been a lifelong friend as she’s lived through her life. Now, 56 years later, George is still alive and kicking, and the pair couldn’t be any closer. See how deep the bonds run between humans and pets in this extraordinary profile of friendship.

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