Rescuing Dogs Helped This Hollywood Couple Cope With Losing Their Son

1 month ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

Actor Chris Cooper and his wife Marianne Leone endured the unfathomable. 15 years ago, they lost their son Jesse, who was born with cerebral palsy.
Leone penned a beautiful essay for The Boston Globe titled “A Father's Soothing Ways” that describes how she and Cooper coped with their loss and learned to reapply their energies. It has a lot to do with rescue dogs, and one, in particular, they adopted this year.
Honoring Jesse's Memory
Due to premature birth and cerebral hemorrhaging, Jesse was nonverbal and paraplegic. His love for dogs was always clear, though. Leone...
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