Russell Simmons: Why I’m Vegan

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Recently, Russell Simmons was on the Ellen show and mentioned that, like Ellen, he is a vegan. Ellen asked him to share why, so he wrote this piece:

“I was raised eating meat just like most other Americans. I believed that finishing my dinner and gulping down my milk would make me grow up to be big and strong. I was given a familiar message that kids (and parents!) are still being spoon-fed today. Never once did I consider exactly what I was eating or what happened to the animal before it reached my plate.” read full article

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