NORWELL, MA - 3/06/2017: Giving a pat on the back is Shannon O'Connor (cq) in her history class to CODY a therapy dog who gets much attention and gives it at the Chapman Farm School in Norwell. The school is for kids who have trouble in regular schools because they are sensitive and tend to get bullied. The school has been trying to move to a former llama farm in East Bridgewater, but she has run into opposition from her neighbors there who have sued to keep the school out (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: REGIONAL TOPIC xxsobullied

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Shannon O'Connor giving a pat on the back to Cody, a therapy dog, during a history class at the Chapman Farm School in Norwell. The school is trying to move to a former llama farm in East Bridgewater.

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