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Award-winning journalist Brian Mc Grory reveals what you can learn about people by the way they treat animals. His brand new book, Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man, is available today – and it’s amazing. Our first get together was perfectly nice, even if they might have exaggerated her charms.It was about a dozen years ago when some friends convinced me to go on a blind date with a woman that they guaranteed was, in their exact words, “way over my head.” Besides, they said, she’s a dog lover. From the look on her face when we met, they undoubtedly exaggerated mine as well. She planned to bring her dog to see how hers got along with mine. When I answered the door, the human half of the female duo looked great.We got together a second time, and then made plans for a third. But when I looked down at her dog, I didn’t see the regal retriever that I expected.Consider, for a moment, my best friend and college roommate, a delightful guy named Chris who, like me, didn’t settle down until later in the game of life. singles what turns them on (and off) about their date’s apartment.