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Django unchained.... A soldier and his furry friend reunited

Xolani Gwala has a heart-to-heart with former US army explosives K-9 handler Sheldon Holland who has finally been reunited with his canine charge Django after two years apart. The two were initially paired up in Texas and became inseparable after spending 18 months together in Afghanistan.

As I turned the corner, his ears were already up, I think he recognised my voice.

Sheldon Holland

The Pietermaritzburg man has been trying to adopt his best friend since they were separated two years ago. Holland heard last week that Django, who he feared he would never see again, was finally on his way to South Africa. Listen as Xolani chats to an emotional Sheldon.


This article first appeared on 702 : Django unchained.... A soldier and his furry friend reunited


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