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A bittersweet tale: The love of a dog and his owner's dying wish

When journalist Martha Teichner agreed to take care of Harry, she had no idea of the friendship she would find with his owner, a woman dying of cancer. #newdaynw

SEATTLE — A chance encounter at a farmer's market in NYC changed Martha Teichner's life forever, as well as her dog Minnie's. The journalist met a friend who told her that a woman named Carol was dying of cancer and was desperate to find a home for her dog Harry.

What began as an arrangement, involving beloved pets, soon became a deep friendship between Martha and Carol. When Harry Met Minnie is about two dogs but it's about so much more. It's a story of heartbreak and grief, but more importantly, it's about love.

Segment Producer Suzie Wiley. Watch New Day Northwest 11 AM weekdays on KING 5 and streaming live on KING5.com. Contact New Day.