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LUCKY PENNY Crowned World’s Cutest Rescue Dog!

Saved from an abusive past, Penny is now enjoying parties, beaches and lots of attention

Meet Penny! The one-eyed golden retriever from Silver Spring, Md., triumphed over more than 10,000 other adorable dogs to win People’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest. Penny’s prize includes a year’s supply of dog food from Pedigree, a $1,000 donation to Kyra’s Rescue in Washington, D.C., the organization that saved Penny—and an appearance on the Today show. But what matters most to her proud family is that 4-year-old Penny now has the chance to share the joys of animal rescue on a national stage.

“I have found it enormously rewarding to have a rescue dog,” says

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