I'm a writer and a professional photographer/photo-artist. I've always loved animals and realized 16 years ago, what a hypocrite I was being when I claimed that and yet supported industries that caused immense phsychological and physical pain and torture to them. So I became a vegan.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Turn everyone vegan-- not only would we save the animals from the horrors they endure, but we'd save the Earth from the vast quantities of greenhouse gasses that raising food animals creates. Of course, we'd also save the vast quantities of energy and water as well.
What/who changed my life and why
All of my boys changed my life, but my twin sons, Joshua and Cole taught me so much from their very short lives.
"I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys." Charles Dickens Wishes for a Happy Christmas and Happy Days in your life .