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Dog certified as first 'ambassadog' at Orlando Melbourne International Airport

Ceremony held Thursday in Kuma's honor

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MELBOURNE, Fla. – A black Labrador retriever is making history at Orlando Melbourne International Airport.

The dog, named Kuma, has been named the airport and the country's first "amabassadog" and was honored Thursday morning with a ceremony.

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Kuma received a diploma Thursday morning at her official graduation, as well as a official Orlando Melbourne International Airport security badge with her paw print on on it. 

The greatest part, at least for Kuma, was the reward for all of her hard work--a giant jar of Jif peanut butter. 

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Kuma received a unique certification to be an "ambassadog" which includes comfort training and specific training airside at Melbourne Orlando International.

It appears Kuma was born to fly. The dog's owners, Derek and Kristina Fallon, operate a flight training school and pilot supply store.

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