01/12/2012 11:13 am ET Updated Mar 13, 2012

Community Comes Together To Save Badly Burned Puppy

Tom Zeilenga kicked off 2012 by watching every single one of his belongings collapse into a dismal pit of smoldering ashes.

Even though he was left without so much as a pair of socks, it didn't matter. The three most important aspects of the former Tinley Park resident's life--his beloved dogs--miraculously survived the tragic fire that devoured his Wilmington abode.

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