Written by Michelle Kretzer
"What I really want to
share with people is the possibility of them having the most healthy and
abundant joy they could ever imagine," Alicia
Silverstone told UCLA's Daily Bruin newspaper, before she spoke to hundreds of students
on campus last night at an event hosted by UCLA's Bruins for Animals and
Alicia shared with students how
changing her eating habits changed her life. "Being vegan truly is
the secret to my life's joy and peace,"
she said. Afterward, she answered questions and
signed dozens of copies of her bestselling book, The Kind Diet.
While some of the students likely came
just to see the lovely Alicia, her message and the "Glass Walls"
video that peta2
staffers screened left quite an impression. peta2 staff were bombarded
with questions from people interested in learning how to change their eating
habits to improve their
protect the environment,
and prevent cruelty to
The vegetarian/vegan starter kits that flew off the tables and Native Foods Café's vegan Thanksgiving feast
that they sampled got them off to a great start.
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