Ebenezer the donkey dies at 32 years old - KCTV5

Ebenezer the donkey dies at 32 years old

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GRANDVIEW, MO (KCTV) -

Ebenezer, a beloved donkey who lived in Grandview, has died. He was 32 years old.

Shirley Phillips, who helped care for Ebenezer, told KCTV5's Brad Stephens that Ebenezer was euthanized about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

"He had been struggling all week with a shoulder injury he suffered Sunday, Feb. 5, when he slipped and went down in his pasture," Phillips said.

The donkey had become a Kansas City area celebrity. Many people would drive by to see him in his pasture, which was off Main Street in Grandview.

"This world was a better place because of Ebenezer and how he touched so many hearts," Phillips said.

To read Brad Stephen's Faces of Kansas City profile of Ebenezer that aired last month, click here.

To go to Ebenezer's home page and leave your memories, click here.

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