Service dogs are crucial parts to countless humans' lives. They help them cross the street, they see for them, hear for them -- they can even detect when seizures are about to occur. But guide dogs help more than just physically, they're there emotionally, too.
When one war veteran suffering from PTSD met a pit bull with his own terrifying past, the two helped each other in ways no one expected, and their story will touch your heart.
Both Phoenix and Corporal Derek Butler have a lot of pain to overcome still, but each day is made easier by the mutual company. As Butler said himself, the pit bull has already saved his life on multiple occasions. If that's not a miracle, I don't know what is.