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Dog helps woman lick brain injury

BJC Hospice employee Mary Phillips, left, poses with fellow BJC employee Pat Harlan and Harlan's dog Jacques-Pierre at the BJC Hospice offices in Ladue, Missouri. Phillips admits she had a frosty relationship with Jacque Pierre, until the day he saved her life by licking her head. Jacque Pierre helped detect Phillips' brain aneurysm.