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Melissa Wright

"Finding ways to decrease consumption in our lives"

San Antonio, TX, USA
female, age 41
married, 1 child
Speaks: french, some Spanish, english
Joined May 24, 2009
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Joined May 24, 2009 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Groups (AGR) A Green Road, DUO for World Peace, Dog Lovers, Earth Day, Greenpeace, Habitat for Humanity, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Living Network, NPR - National Public Radio, PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Rainforest Action, WWF - World Wildlife Fund
Hometown San Antonio, TX 
Birthday Nov 14, 1976  
Languages french, some Spanish, english  
About Me I am a 32-year-old psychology instructor in San Antonio, TX. I have a love for animals of all shapes and sizes, especially dogs, cows, and horses. My husband and I work to increase awareness of environmental and human rights issues while learning more about things we can do to assist in these areas.
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Pets 2 dogs, Ivy and Jasmine, Chihuahuas  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions buddhist  
Eating Habits Whatever's available  
Wild Fact About Me I would love to quit my job and raise and train dogs.
My Philosophy Humans have become increasingly disconnected from their environment, so I spend as much time re-connecting as possible. I hope to influence others to change their lives just a small amount at a time to make our world a better place.
What Gives Me Hope Children are learning more about environmentalism in school, and I hope that they will continue that knowledge and application as they get older.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Give tax-breaks to those who spend signifcant amounts of time doing socially beneficial activities.
What/who changed my life and why Bobos in Paradise because it showed just how much the current generation is part of the consumer culture.
What Bugs Me People who only think about themselves, Bad Drivers on cell phones, The destruction of rural areas, Litter Bugs!!, intolerance, ignorance, hate, Drunk Drivers, arrogance, Any one that would hurt an animal  
Passions psychology, making a difference, learning, environment, broadening my horizons, books, animals  
Inspirations understanding, my family, animals  
What Scares Me violence and cruelty, the Dark, Horror films  
Role Models Child advocates, Animal activists, Julia Butterfly-Hill, Mahatma Gandhi, buddha  
Quotation "Research is what I'm doing when I'm not doing anything else."
Interests crafts, ecology, environment, libraries, pets, psychology, reading, recycling  
Music Hip Hop, punk, Kottonmounth Kings, Rise Against  
Movies The Day After Tomorrow, The Day The Earth Stood Still, What About Bob, Quentin Tarantino films, M. Night Shyamalan's Movies, Terminator series, The Negotiator  
TV Shows Grey's Anatomy, Law and Order, House M.D  
Favorite Foods thai, fruits and veggies from my garden, french fries, coffee, chicken, broccoli, pizza  
Favorite Places A comfy chair with a good book, My bed, the ocean, Paris France  
Can't Live Without my husband, my dogs, family, laughter, internet  
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    Nov 10, 2016 4:27 AM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday! Experience the night sky!

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    Happy Birthday! Experience natural wonders!

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    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy Nature!

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    Happy Birthday with much wonder!

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    Happy Birthday with much beauty!

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    Happy Birthday with much excitement!

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    Happy Birthday with many flowers!

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    Gary G. (2510)

    Happy Birthday with many Rainbows!

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    May 25, 2009 12:54 PM

    Gary G. (2510)

    Thanks for joining DUO and being a friend!

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