Story behind the photograph
I have taken many photographs at Martin Place but none as moving as this one. This is Jessika and her golden retriever Lexi. Lexi is a very special dog, she is a graduate of Assistance Dogs Australia program, where dogs are specially trained to become companions for people with physical disabilities. The aim of the program is to improve quality of life for these people. According to her mother Jessika simply adores Lexi.
Here is a future graduate of the program – an adorable Labrador puppy: