Congratulations to Chris P. Carrot and Penelo Pea Pod!

Published by PETA.

I’m not one of those people who see anything wrong with legumes and root vegetables getting married. I say, if they’re in love, let them celebrate that love. And that’s exactly what Chris P. Carrot and Penelo Pea Pod did this past weekend at the Veggie Pride Parade in NYC. The New York Times has the story, along with what may be my favorite quote of the year, from a hot dog vendor in Washington Square:

“It’s because of the vegetarians,” he said. “It’s one of my worst days in four years.”

By all accounts, a great day for everyone else in attendance though. Here are some pics:

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind