CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s been a horrible, tragedy filled week.
So a creative suburban principal tried to end it on a positive note.READ MORE: Mother Has Questions After Police Shoot, Kill Man They Say Was Wielding Knife In Englewood
Amy Read brought her comfort dog to Butler Junior High School in Oak Brook.
The students flocked to him.
“Buster is a four-year-old golden retriever and he came to school with me today just to provide some comfort to the kids,” says Read.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Coming As Work Week Begins
“With the events that are occurring in schools and other areas, it’s nice to bring a dog like this to have the kids feel safe and secure.”
Read says she brought Buster to school specifically because of the Florida shooting.
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