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Dog lost in Long Beach found five years later in Tennessee

Dog lost in Long Beach found five years later in Tennessee
Joy awaits cancer survivor Jen Costa in Tennessee. Her Olde English Bulldog, named Azzurra Diamante, lost in Long Beach five years ago, is at a shelter there — more than 1,000 miles away from where sh

Her Olde English Bulldog, named Azzurra Diamante, lost in Long Beach five years ago, is at a shelter there — more than 1,000 miles away from where she went missing — thanks to some Good Samaritans and the microchip implanted in the pooch.Azzurra disappeared in early 2017 while Costa was living in Long Beach."She has blue eyes and she’s just like a perfect little diamond," she said.In a "weird coincidence," she said Azzurra's "neighbor" at the shelter is a dog also named Bruno, just like the pet Costa recently lost to cancer.

That was about six months after Costa was released from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she said she beat extraordinarily low odds of surviving metastatic Stage 4 tongue and neck cancer.Sloan Kettering gave her hope, removing her tongue in a 19-hour operation, and then she went through multiple rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, she said.

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