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U.S. woman asking to keep disabled kangaroo

According to the AP. Christie Carr, a depressed Oklahoma woman, has found solace in a kangaroo named Irwin, but local city officials worry that the partially paralyzed therapy pet could become a public safety risk. See the full story here

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Christie Carr, center, carries her kangaroo, Irwin, as they visit seniors in a nursing home in Broken Arrow, Okla. on March 30, 2011.

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Nette Hudson cuddles Irwin at Broken Arrow Nursing Home in Broken Arrow, Okla. on March 30, 2011.

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Christie Carr dresses her kangaroo, Irwin, in a shirt in her home, in Broken Arrow, Okla., before going out to visit a nursing home on March 30, 2011.