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Hanka T.

"Future With a Difference"

Prague, Czech Republic
Speaks: Czech - native, English and some Spanish
Joined Oct 14, 2010

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Groups Amnesty International, DUO for World Peace, Defenders of Wildlife, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Dog Lovers, Earth Day, Elephant Lovers, Global Activists For Animal Rights, Greenpeace, Jane Goodall Institute: Race for the Primates, NPR - National Public Radio, NWF - National Wildlife Federation, Oxfam, PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals more »
Hometown Prague 
Birthday April 23  
Languages Czech - native, English and some Spanish  
About Me Genuine, honest, loyal, caring, strong-minded, opinionated, health-conscious vegan with an intellectual and activist streak, dog-lover, interested in animal welfare, ecology, healthy lifestyle, sustainable living, psychology, sociology, photography, film, theater.

I like to spend time volunteering, reading, wwooffing, hiking with my dogs, watching movies or just watching the sunset on a sunny fall day. Oh, and I like to bowl (not that I'm particularly good at it but I love it :P).
I can be quite outgoing and extroverted at times but prefer and appreciate deep, meaningful human relationships which make people grow and feel the most.

I love the sound of sea waves on a beach, the squawking of seagulls and the sound of fire crackling or the sound of rain on a roof as well as the smell of blossoming lime trees. A rainbow always brings a smile to my face as do my dogs with every wag of their tails... there're so many everyday things we don't appreciate enough in life. It goes for human relationships too, we take the small important things for granted and leave them unnoticed and often express (and accept) love in empty grand gestures instead.
I am a believer in animal and human rights and have been an ethical vegan for the past 4 yrs and a vegetarian for 16 years before that.

I firmly believe that awareness and education are key to tolerance and personal development and I'm quite passionate about giving back and making a difference.
I've volunteered in animal and homeless shelters since high-school. For over 6 years now, I've been running my own dog rescue in my spare time (I have a full time management job). Besides providing shelter to dogs, I created educational programs for elementary school kids, activities for the handicapped and work opportunities for the homeless in the rescue.
I'm also involved in vegan-related activities (helping out at vegan events, mentoring vegan newbies, creating educational brochures and translating), I'm all about inspiring and leading by example, not preaching.

Dogs and volunteering are a big part of my life which take up most of my spare time and I'm not looking to change that.

What I'm drawn to in people: kindness, empathy, compassion, sensitivity, dependability, firm character and principles, an open mind and inner gentleness, perceptive mind, social awareness, activist leanings.
oh, and whaterver type of relationship, a dog lover is a MUST :)
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Pets dog  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Agnostic  
Eating Habits vegan  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy You can't build a reputation on what you are GOING to do
What Gives Me Hope charitable behavior, kindness, self-reflection, self-improvement
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Focus on comprehensive educational programs on animal/human rights, ethics and environment for schools and the public and tackle homelessness (among others)
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me cruelty to animals and people, lack of respect for nature/others, Helplessness, intolerance, injustice, ignorance, Excessive Consumerism, abusive people  
Passions documentaries, theater, movies, charity work, hiking in the mountains, traveling, reading, making a difference, broadening my horizons, art, books, animals  
What Scares Me Ignorance, Religious Extremism, Disrespect for others, cruel people, apathy  
Role Models  
Quotation Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act
Interests ecology, Holistic Health, My pets., psychology, Spirituality/Philosophy, environmentalism, Traveling and learning about the world, Charity work, Swimming, Theater, Movies, Reading, Astrology  
Books Mystery or crime novels, Sci-fi, C.G.Jung, Psychology and Sociology, Autobiographies and biographies  
Music Within Temptation, Damien Rice, Placebo, Clint Mansell, Clannad, Alternative and classic rock, folk music, "golden oldies", Leonard Cohen  
Movies Stardust, Libertine, Magnolia, United States Of Leland, The Reader, For The Bible Tells Me So, American Beauty, Out of Africa, The Hours, Adaptation, 12 by Nikita Mihalkov, Stalker, 300, 21 Grams, Babel, Burn After Reading, Shrek, Full Monty, Shake Hands With the  
TV Shows Dog Whisperer, The Simpsons, Supernatural, Big Bang Theory, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet  
Favorite Foods anything vegan, veg soups, fruits and veggies  
Favorite Places home, woods, the mountains, Old Man Mountain -Estes Park, San Francisco, In front of a fireplace at night!, Boulder CO, Brighton, St James's Park in London, Trafalgar Square- London  
Can't Live Without sunshine, laughter, computer, books, art, animals  
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    Apr 21, 2016 5:03 AM

    Gary G. (2511)

    Happy Birthday! Experience natural wonders!

    Apr 17, 2015 4:59 AM

    Gary G. (2511)

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy Nature!

    Lake Michigan; Sept 2014

    Apr 21, 2014 10:59 PM

    Hanka T. (7)

    Thanks a lot, Gary

    Apr 21, 2014 5:06 AM

    Gary G. (2511)

    Happy Birthday with much wonder!

    Swan Quarter, NC; Sept 2013

    Apr 22, 2013 5:29 AM

    Gary G. (2511)

    Happy Birthday with much beauty!

    Cape Hatteras, NC; Oct 2012

    Apr 22, 2012 12:54 PM

    Gary G. (2511)

    Happy Birthday with many flowers!

    Hiking in Glacier National Park

    Jan 1, 2012 2:00 PM

    Richard Zane S. (81)


    you are thoughtful sincere and caring person,and i wish the best for you this new year. People like you make the world more rich and intricate. enjoy one of my latest creations, celebrating our dances at our native american gatherings. (I hope this attaches!)
    Oct 27, 2011 5:08 AM

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    Oct 24, 2011 11:29 AM

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    Oct 19, 2011 12:47 PM

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    Apr 22, 2011 5:00 AM

    Gary G. (2511)

    Happy Birthday with many Rainbows!

    Chichen Itza, Mexico

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    Oct 15, 2010 10:57 AM

    Gary G. (2511)

    Thanks for joining DUO and being a friend!

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