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CNN Hero Lori Weise's organization tries to reach low-income families before they surrender their pets.
CNN Hero Lori Weise's organization tries to reach low-income families before they surrender their pets.

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Each year, Lori Weise and her nonprofit, Downtown Dog Rescue, help about 2,000 animals in Los Angeles stay with their owners and out of shelters.

CNN Hero Lori Weise

Each year, Lori Weise and her nonprofit, Downtown Dog Rescue, help about 2,000 animals in Los Angeles stay with their owners and out of shelters.