In the Spirit of the Donkey: a Tapestry donkumentary

A donkumentary - a documentary about donkeys - on the humble beast’s age-old presence as a spiritual guide.
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Consider the lowly donkey - the ass. Now immortalized as Shrek's goofy pal - but for centuries, an enduring spiritual symbol and guide.

After all, it was a donkey who was chosen to carry a humble carpenter into Jerusalem on that long ago Palm Sunday.

Broadcaster Jean Dalrymple brings us a donkumentary - yes, a documentary about donkeys - and their lore.



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