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James O'Brien Lost For Words After Caller Thanks Him For Helping Him Through Widowhood
3 December 2018, 14:54 | Updated: 3 December 2018, 15:08
James O'Brien was left lost for words when a caller described how his radio show and walking his dog helped him through widowhood.
Steve told James that he became a vegetarian as a result of one of his programmes, after hearing a Sikh caller say "if it's running away from you, it really wants to live".
"The little beautiful border collie that shares my house with me is not a pet and I do not own her," he told James.
"She is without doubt a companion to me."
Steve's call took a very personal turn when he thanked James for helping him overcome his wife's death.
"I walked the dogs every day for two or three hours, and I used to think much too much," Steve said.
"So I put some headphones on, listening to you, and it took my mind of things.