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My Hope for Humans on Behalf of Animals

This is my hope, my prayer, for humans on behalf of the animals. May it be so.

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My First Turkey Hug

Most of us can't wrap our brains around the fact that 10 billion animals are killed each year for consumption, but we can wrap our brains (and arms) around ONE.

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Ethical Tourism: AVOIDING ANIMAL CRUELTY WHEN TRAVELING (Tha

Ethical Tourism: AVOIDING ANIMAL CRUELTY WHEN TRAVELING (Thailand Edition)

Ethical tourism means causing no harm when we travel, including to places like Thailand.

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Why Do We Eat Turkeys for Thanksgiving?

Vegetarians and vegans often hear that we're not honoring Thanksgiving by not eating turkeys. That's one point of view. Here's my point of view.

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My name is Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, bestselling author, podcaster, international speaker, and passionista for compassion. I guess that makes me a compassionista.

My mission is simple: to empower people to reflect their deepest values in their everyday choices. I believe people want to make a change but they struggle with how to do it. Emphasizing the fact that being vegan is a means to an end rather than an end in itself, I address all aspects of living healthfully and compassionately, including food, cooking, nutrition, ethics, animals, family dynamics, food politics, and social psychology. I also draw upon my love of language, etymology, literature, history, film, and culture. Welcome to the journey.

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