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The Poem Jimmy Stewart Read About His Dog Beau Made Johnny Carson Tear Up

1 month ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

For nearly as long as dogs have had relationships with human beings, they've appeared in our art. Obviously, dogs really inspire us, and they've always been very important to us too.
Jimmy Stewart, known for his iconic acting roles in ‘Vertigo' and ‘Mr. Smith Goes To Washington,' also wrote some poetry. As a dog lover, it's only natural that his dog Beau became the subject of one of these poems.
Stewart appeared on Johnny Carson's show in July of 1981, where he read aloud this touching poem about Beau, who had passed away by this time. At first, Stewart described Beau's willful and playful...
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