Written by Michelle Kretzer
headed out for the new Martin
Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Monday toting a box of All Animals Are Equal magazines and signs featuring one of Dr. King's most famous quotes, hoping to inspire
people. As it turned out, we were the
ones who were inspired.
The PETA gals
met a beautiful little girl who, at 9 years old, is already an advocate for
social justice, including animal rights. She told them that she went vegetarian
at age 6, and today she's truly honoring Dr. King exactly as we all should—not
just in voice, but in practice—by continuing to fight injustice with knowledge
Dr. King once
said, "[B]abies, we are told, are the latest news from Heaven." He would
also likely agree with these famous words: "And a child shall lead them."
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