Autistic woman reunited with her therapy pigeon

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma -- An autistic woman has been reunited with her therapy pigeon after the bird flew away at a horse event in Oklahoma.

According to KOCO-TV, the bird normally returns when released, but while the family was unhooking a trailer at horse derby event, the pigeon named "Geraldine" flew away and didn't return.

Delores Chavez saw the pigeon with a pink diaper and knew something had to be done, "My son told me, I think her name is Geraldine."

Chavez contacted the family and the autistic woman reunited with her bird.
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