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Oregon, WI

Member since:

February 15, 2008

How long have you been vegetarian?

I've been a recovering omnivore for almost 28 years but I am not totally where I want to be. I stopped eating mammals on 4/1/1980 when I got lost in the slaughterhouse district in Detroit. I stopped eating fowl and seafood (except shrimp) about 10 years later. But, I've always been ovo-lacto and in the last 5 years, I'm slipping more often into the seafood category. I know I'll never eat mammals or fowl again. Looking for moral reinforcement to go completely vegetarian and also for social outings.

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My daughter, recent meetup member Sarah (below), urged me to join this group. I always feel a sense of relief to be around people who share the same values as I, especially when it comes to how to treat (not eat) animals. Well, most of them (see be

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