People, Sep. 24, 1979

While Jimmy Carter tried to outrun the attack-rabbit story, Daughter Amy bade goodbye to her maverick mongrel Grits. Born on Election Day 1976, Grits was a gift to the First Daughter from Verona Meeder, her fifth-grade teacher. The dog was returned, presidential aides insisted, because its mother had died, leaving Mrs. Meeder canineless. As usual, however, there were leaks in high places. One was that Amy's pet was sent back because, after 2½ years, it still was not White House broken. · It may be the only gym that contributes profits to...

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