'Morning Edition' Returns: The Swiss Fight for St. Bernards Residents of Switzerland say they'll pay to keep the dogs at St. Bernard's hospice, which for centuries has comforted travelers crossing the Alps. The monks who run the hospice say they can't afford the dogs anymore, but a number of groups plan to start a foundation to fund their work.
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'Morning Edition' Returns: The Swiss Fight for St. Bernards

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'Morning Edition' Returns: The Swiss Fight for St. Bernards

'Morning Edition' Returns: The Swiss Fight for St. Bernards

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Residents of Switzerland say they'll pay to keep the dogs at St. Bernard's hospice, which for centuries has comforted travelers crossing the Alps. The monks who run the hospice say they can't afford the dogs anymore, but a number of groups plan to start a foundation to fund their work.