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Southeastern Guide Dogs graduation ceremony (w/video)

SCOTT KEELER | Times

Southeastern Guide Dogs graduate Stacey Landau, left, of Cape Coral holds her framed diploma while by her Labrador guide, Hank, gives it a lick of approval on Thursday at the end of the school's graduation ceremony at the Hilton St. Petersburg. On the right is graduate Dottie Langham of Chatsworth, Ga., with her Labrador guide, Sarah. Nine visually impaired students and their dogs completed a 26-day program where participants gained confidence navigating streets, stairs and other public places. Southeastern has eight graduations per year around the Tampa Bay area.

Left to Right: Southeastern Guide Dogs graduate Stacey Landau of Cape Coral gets her framed diploma licked by her Labrador guide dog "Hank," Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the St. Petersburg Hilton at the conclusion of the school's graduation ceremony. On the right is graduate Dottie Langham, Chatsworth, GA, with her Labrador guide dog "Sarah." Nine visually impaired students and their guide dogs completed a 26-day program where participants gained confidence navigating streets, stairs, and other public places with their paired guide  dogs. Southeastern has eight graduations per year around the Tampa Bay area.

SCOTT KEELER | TIMES

Left to Right: Southeastern Guide Dogs graduate Stacey Landau of Cape Coral gets her framed diploma licked by her Labrador guide dog "Hank," Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the St. Petersburg Hilton at the conclusion of the school's graduation ceremony. On the right is graduate Dottie Langham, Chatsworth, GA, with her Labrador guide dog "Sarah." Nine visually impaired students and their guide dogs completed a 26-day program where participants gained confidence navigating streets, stairs, and other public places with their paired guide dogs. Southeastern has eight graduations per year around the Tampa Bay area.

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