By Kristina Tracy, Len Lucero, Penny Weber
Author note: ahead by means of Penny Weber
Welcome to the lifetime of Chris P. Bacon!
This lovable child pig, who was once born with no using this again legs, turned a YouTube and talk-show sensation whilst his followed dad, veterinarian Len Lucero, published a video on-line of tiny Chris studying tips to use a cart produced from toys. This made up our minds piglet quickly mastered the equipment and was once rolling to interviews around the kingdom.
Here, in his first publication, this inspiring little man tells the tale of his existence to this point.
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Chris P. Bacon: My Life So Far… by Kristina Tracy, Len Lucero, Penny Weber