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Emotional Support Animals Are Real

How I kept my dog while I was housing insecure and living in a shelter — and how he kept me going

Photos: Neesa Sunar

Moonie the corgi came into my life as a rescue. My brother’s friend was his caretaker, but she neglected to walk or feed him. Right before she moved out of town, my mother took him in. The only problem was that our apartment building didn’t…

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Neesa Sunar

Neesa Sunar

Neesa Sunar is an LMSW from Queens, NY. She is a mental health disability advocate, and a writer of essays and poetry. She is also a violist and songwriter.

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