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People in Weslaco Band Together to Make Christmas Special

3 years 7 months 1 week ago Sunday, December 25 2016 Dec 25, 2016 December 25, 2016 6:58 PM December 25, 2016 in News

WESLACO-- People in Weslaco raised around a thousand dollars for a man and his five dogs.

82-year-old Antonio Gurrola is known in Weslaco. He travels for two hours every day to buy food for the dogs. Gurrola took them off the street and gave them a home.

Ruben Valdez met Gurrola the day before Thanksgiving in a store parking lot. People in Weslaco raised the money to buy gifts including a bike for Gurrola.

"New clothing for him, his dogs, and we also set him up with a food pantry so that he won't be in need of food during winter," Valdez said.

The dogs also received vaccinations.

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