Fernando’s Reflections on THE SWEATER

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“Some mornings I wake up early just to catch a little sun coming in the window. This was one of those mornings. It was chilly so I put on my sweater. But let me tell you about this sweater. It’s not just any sweater … it was a hand-me-down from my brother, Harley. The fact is, I never got to meet my brother, but I know him well, and I know he would have given me the sweater right off his back.

“So, I just sat there for a while and thought about the sweater. It fits me well, it’s a great color and it’s soft and warm. It feels like love. What a great way to start the day. Thank you, Harley!” -Love, Fernando


Scroll down and see all of Fernando’s pictures, plus a picture of Harley in the sweater.

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This was Harley wearing the sweater (and Cricket peeking from under the blanket).

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36 comments

  1. Fernando, you look very handsome in your special sweater. Harley is wrapping you in his love. You are such a sweet boy! Love you and Harley.

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  2. Fernando, u look so handsome in that sweater. I put a card in the mail for u today. I love u sweetie..

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  3. Fernando! What a wonderful story and great pictures. Including Harley wearing the sweater with Cricket. Thanks so much. Harley is smiling at you from the Bridge as you wear the lovely sweater.

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  4. I love it “it feels soft and warm like love”. A great quote. Love this little guy too. He reminds me of Harley. Gosh, Harley would have loved him.

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  5. So precious.. i know it was made with a lot of love ❤ I’m glad it fits you Fernando. I love the photo of Harley and his Sister Cricke t:*

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  6. you are so beautiful, precious Fernando..
    just like your brother Harley..

    and all dogs..
    all animals..
    all humans with loving hearts for animals ♥♥

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  7. Truly lovely photos & how lovely that Harley’s sweater is keeping Fernando warm 💙 I still miss Harley! It is because of him that I rescued my 2 Chihuahua’s. I have always had Spaniel’s but I loved Harley so much I wanted to do this Rescue. They have been life changing!

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  8. Hope you are feeling better. You look mighty handsome in that blue sweater you are wearing. Wishing a great day for you and all your family from your friend in Geogia. ❤️ ❤️

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  9. I am sitting here laughing and crying happy tears .( It feels soft and warm like love) I have some of my Moms sweaters and that is how they feel to me she took her journey 19 years ago. You look so handsome Fernando I do so enjoy your posts the photo’s are lovely the one of Harley and cricket so sweet. Bella sends doggie hugs and kisses.

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  10. I love Harley. …and he is our sweet boy in heaven….for sure he is good with you Fernando to wear his precious sweater. …

    Fernando….how are you feeling?

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  11. This is so sweet…and it gave me a serious case of the leaky eyes…. There is so much love in your words and in the pictures…Thank you again for sharing it with us…. ❤ ❤ ❤

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  12. Fernando, I love seeing you and reading about your sweet stories. I know Harley is watching and appreciates his brother who is helping his family feel better and more whole.

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  13. Fernando, you are very handsome in that sweater! It is a perfect color for you. Hello also to Cricket! 🙂

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  14. Sweet Fernando, wearing the sweater is like a hug from Harley. Enjoy those wonderful hugs 🐾❤️🐾❤️🐾

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