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TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Nam, the three-legged black lab is headed home.

Wednesday morning, the lab who was found last week on Loop 281 was given a happy ending.

Mary Gregory is a veteran who came all the way from Fort Hood to adopt Nam. When she heard his name, she says she immediately felt a connection.

"Nam sounded perfect because of our Vietnam veterans."

The second connection, she says, was a disability her other dog, Hunter and Nam share.

"When I came in the door i said "oh my god he's a duplicate of Hunter."

Nam had one of his legs amputated after an injury. A tumor forced Hunter to have an amputation as well.

Mary says Nam is a blessing his new big brother.

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