November 23, 2019 – After high school sweethearts Justin Lansford and Carol Balmes got engaged to be married, Justin knew that his best friend would stand by his side on the most important day of his life.
The groom’s best friend just so happened to be his service dog Gabe.
Justin, now 30, and Gabe first met back in 2012. Justin was in the military, deployed in Afghanistan. Tragically, the soldier lost his leg after an IED exploded and flipped his truck over; he was forced to return to the United States. Read the complete story in The Epoch Times here.