Photo: Leaping Lettuce Ladies

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

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Like Van Halen said, “Go ahead and jump.”

After learning that Detroit was the second-saddest city in America, the leaping “Lettuce Ladies” made Detroiters hoppy by telling them about the cure for the blues: going vegan. Studies show that vegetarians have lower rates of depression and anxiety than meat-eaters do. The receptive residents grabbed up our “Think Before You Eat” leaflets like they were vinyl copies of 1984

Ready to eat your way to happiness? “You say you don’t know—you won’t know … until you begin…”

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

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