Vegan Mayor in Texas

Ed Smith, the five-term mayor of Marshall, with his wife, Amanda, changed his diet after a cancer diagnosis in 2008. Image from New York Times articles.

Marshall, Texas in the USA has a vegan mayor! It seems like veganism is becoming much more widely followed, but everyone has their own reasons. After being diagnosed with cancer, Ed Smith turned to a plant based, whole food diet, as they like to call it. It's less about being ethical and far more focused on health. Read more on the New York Times site.

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