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Lindsey Vonn Adopts Awesome Shelter Dog with Injured Knee

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Despite the personally-crushing announcement that she would be pulling out of this year’s Olympics due to a knee injury, skier Lindsey Vonn is finding solace with a new shelter pup named Leo.

The tie that bonds? Leo suffers from a similar knee injury.

“This definitely brightened my day – I adopted this 9 month old cutie from an animal shelter. He has a bad knee from being hit by a car when he was a puppy and no one wanted him … but I do!!” she wrote on Facebook Wednesday, posting a photo of Leo.

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She added: “I encourage anyone looking for an animal to adopt from a shelter and save a life! #bumkneebuddies

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  • DHReader

    awesome Lindsey, what a noble gesture !!

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