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Nancy Stanley - Author of "Pillow with a Heartbeat"

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Nancy Stanley has been recognized as one of the modern day Animal Therapy Pioneers. She first introduced “Animal Therapy” to severely handicapped children and to convalescent hospitals for the elderly in 1982 after Founding Tender Loving Zoo, a nonprofit organization. Nancy also served as the National Media and Public Relations Director of Tender Loving Zoo.

Nancy authored and published Pillow With a Heartbeat, the heartwarming tale about a little dog, Truffles, who finds his big purpose.  The book’s mission is to continue Truffles’ journey, bringing children of all nations together with Truffles as their “Pied Piper”, particularly children who are battling life-threatening diseases. Nancy Stanley is a wish- grantor for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in San Diego. It was as a wish-grantor that Nancy was inspired by a very special child, to write Pillow With a Heartbeat.