Homeless addict turns rising artist, thanks to his dog

  • People
  • Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

A former homeless man’s sketches of his dog George are commanding rising prices in a London gallery and have earned him a show in Los Angeles.

From the age of 10 to 38, John Dolan’s life was a rollercoaster ride of abuse, delinquency, neglect, poverty, petty crimes, prison, and homelessness, culminating in a downward spiral addiction to heroin. All that changed, however, when a homeless woman gave him a Staffordshire bull terrier puppy called George.

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