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Horse inspires Pierce County author's first book

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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

Animals sometimes seem better able to understand people than other people do.

At least that's what Molly Hines, author of the newly published "Sir Domingo," suggested Thursday. The book is named after an Arab quarter horse Hines owned for 29 years until he died last year.

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They developed a relationship so close the horse literally ate the same foods she did, including Starburst and Skittles candy, she said. He'd also drink Diet Pepsi directly from the can. She called the animal her "best friend."

Read more in the print version of the Herald Nov. 10.

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