Shane Godfrey from North Carolina was barely hanging onto his life, and recently had lost over 50 pounds after 5 weeks in the hospital recovering from complications of the flu.
According to KCTV, Godfrey’s transformation made him unrecognizable, even to his best friend – his dog Willie.
Watch Godfrey and Willie reunite. Willie wasn’t too sure if that was his owner at first, but all it took was one sniff for him to remember Godfrey:
The two are recovering and things seem to be back to normal.