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Vegetarian books
Some of the books in Jim Whitten's collection date back from the 17th century. (Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe) Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe

Chapter and verse on vegetarianism

By Jonathan Levitt
Globe Correspondent / January 3, 2007

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Twelve years ago Jim Whitten, a third-grade teacher, became a vegetarian when his college roommate, the son of a rancher, shared some gory details about where food really comes from. It took Whitten time to figure out that there was more to being a vegetarian than just eschewing meat. Living in New York, above a pizzeria and a ... (Full article: 833 words)

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