Animal Writes
22 April 2001 Issue
Essay Contest

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An essay contest for students 18 and under is being sponsored by the Vegetarian Resource Group. First prize in each of three categories is a $50 savings bond. Categories are: age 8 and under, 9 to 13 and 14 to 18.

Entrants should write a two- to three-page essay on any aspect of vegetarianism or veganism. Vegetarianism is not eating meat, fish and fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not eat such animal products as dairy or eggs.

Entries should be based on interviewing, research and/or personal opinion. You need not be a vegetarian to enter. Submissions should be postmarked by May 1.

Send entries to The Vegetarian Resource Group, Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. Include your name, address, telephone number, grade, school and teacher's name. For more information on vegetarianism, please visit

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