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Whenever I hear a local story about that involves a pig, my coworkers know that I am going to be all over it. I have been infatuated with pigs ever since I was a wee lass (get it? Pigs say Wee! I'll see myself out).

I think my obsession with pigs started when I read the book "Charlotte's Web". I felt a kinship with Wilbur, because he was so innocent yet brave at the same time. I started collecting pig stuffed animals, dressing up like a pig whenever I had the chance...it was a whole thing. I always dreamed that I would have a pet pig someday. My two-bedroom apartment in Portsmouth is often a pigsty (ba dum chhh), but sadly it is not exactly pig-friendly. Alas, my pig-owning days are being put on hold.

Yesterday, Lee police came face to face with someone's pet pig who wandered away from home. Real talk: It is so important that police departments in our rural communities know how to respond when pigs, sheep, cows, horses, goats, etc. get out. Thankfully, the Lee NH Police Department was well-trained. According to the police department's Facebook post, it took a bit of intuition and some girl scout cookies to lead this (not so) little piggy all the way home.

Lee NH Police, Canva
Lee NH Police, Canva
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Someone in the comments referred to the pig as "Piggie Smalls" and I can only hope that is this adorable creature's real name.

Excellent work, Sgt. Doty. Not all heroes wear capes!

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