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Woman gets to have Service Monkey

Times Argus - 1:13 pm Thu May 6th, 2010

A woman with multiple sclerosis who was barred by Vermont law from getting a service monkey to help her around the house may get the helping hands after all.

Judy Zappia, 58, of Williston, had been blocked from keeping the capuchin monkey because of restrictions on the importation of exotic animals, due to concerns about disease and aggressive animal behavior. A lawmaker took up her cause, introducing a bill in the state Legislature that would have made an exception for her.

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Williston, VT 05495 (Set as Local)
Burlington, VT 05401 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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