A Retirement Home For Service Monkeys In Allston? What Could Go Wrong?



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Via universalhub.com. Ok, this is actually a good thing. Helping Hands is an organization that provides service monkeys to severely disabled clients to help them do things like turning on the lights or getting food from containers on shelves. It takes three to five years to train these monkeys to provide a valuable service, but what happens when they get old? You build a cool retirement space for them.

Helping Hands got the OK to make the second floor of their Allston facility a, "Happy Acres," for these animals, where these seniors can, "enjoy the rest of their natural lives." I picture them swapping monkey stories and happily throwing poop at each other, but there's the other side of me that gets visions of a "Planet of the Apes" takeover. Like this...

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