|DIXIE BEFORE WE ADOPTED HER|
She probably cried the whole time she waited.
And when I finally let her out of the back of the car, I went over to the picnic area and sat down; I couldn't stand to walk her. So she kept crying.
She quit crying when a man came by and petted her for a half-minute or so. When he walked away, she started again.
It got even worse when a large group of people -- two or three adults and a bunch of children -- went into the play area. She cried and cried and cried; she wanted to get petted. I petted her, of course, but she wanted the children to come to her.
They didn't, and we went home. Finally, she quieted down on the way home.
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