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Mon December 2, 2013
Elwood, World's Ugliest Dog, Dies
Originally published on Tue December 3, 2013 7:56 am
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.
We remember this morning, Elwood. He was a good dog. But cute, he was not; tiny, hairless except for a tufty Mohawk, with hooded eyes and a red tongue that stuck out. Six years ago, Elwood shot to fame when he was named the world's ugliest dog. He died on Thanksgiving Day but is immortalized in a popular children's book written by owner Karen Quigley. "Everyone Loves Elwood" is about how it's OK to be different.
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