09/27/2011 02:31 pm ET Updated Nov 27, 2011

Fred Stamm Helps Homeless Amputee Get Off Streets

If it wasn't for Smokey, the chance meeting of Chuck Beck and Fred Stamm wouldn't have happened.

Smokey is a golden retriever who travels with Beck, his owner, and waits patiently for him in his pickup truck on errands around town.

Stamm is the formerly homeless amputee whose life turned around thanks to Beck and that chance meeting years ago.

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