FROM Gina Barry
Leona Helmsley Leaves $12 Million to Dog Hotel magnate Leona Helmsley died last week at the age of 87. Today her will was made public. The so-called "queen of mean" left billions to charity, along with millions to two grandchildren but nothing to two others "for reasons," the will says, "known to them." Her chauffeur got $100,000. Her dog got 12 million! Trouble, an eight-year old, white, female Maltese, appeared in TV ads for the Helmsley Hotels , and has a reputation for biting Helmsley's employees. Attorney Gina Barry specializes in people with animals at Bacon & Wilson, a law firm in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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