"Memories of Sophie and Gracie: A Puppies' Memorial" is inspired by the passing of the talk show host's beloved Cocker Spaniel, Sophie, who died after choking on a ball last year, and her Golden Retriever, Gracie, who recently died from kidney failure.
"If those were two children that died under those causes, I think the world would freak out," said Edwards, adding that he made the piece to point out there are precautionary measures pet owners can do to keep their pets safe. "I think having two pets die within a year means its time to re-evaluate your home. ..."
-- Erin Hicks, on Daniel Edwards' latest Oprah statue, writing for the Daily News