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33 years in the making …

We can no longer claim ignoranceIn 1976 I drove my big Ford station wagon with insecticides in the car. Something about this never felt right but I couldn’t put my finger on what it was.

In 1985, while working for a pharmaceutical company in New Jersey, I would leave work to the sound of dogs barking from cages outside of the laboratory. Something about this never felt right but I could never put my finger on what is was.

In 1989 while working for a large agricultural company in Nebraska, Marissa asked me why we clipped the caged chickens’ beaks off. Something about this never felt right but I could never put my finger on what it was. Continue reading