One Can Make a Difference: How Simple Actions Can Change the World [NOOK Book]

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“People say, ‘Oh, it’s easy for you to make an impact. But I’m no one of importance. No one would listen to me.’ If I have learned anything, it is that they are wrong. Dead wrong. The world is just waiting to hear from them, just as it is waiting to hear from you.
—Ingrid Newkirk

When Ingrid Newkirk almost single-handedly set into motion the largest animal-rights organization in the world, she knew that one person can make a difference. In ...

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One Can Make a Difference: How Simple Actions Can Change the World

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Overview

“People say, ‘Oh, it’s easy for you to make an impact. But I’m no one of importance. No one would listen to me.’ If I have learned anything, it is that they are wrong. Dead wrong. The world is just waiting to hear from them, just as it is waiting to hear from you.
—Ingrid Newkirk

When Ingrid Newkirk almost single-handedly set into motion the largest animal-rights organization in the world, she knew that one person can make a difference. In this book, Ingrid has collected the wisdom, stories, and insight of dozens of activists and world-changers who have proven that one person can make a movement. This engaging and enlightening collection is a call to action for readers everywhere.Because one can make a difference.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440504341
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 8/18/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 640 KB

Meet the Author

Ingrid Newkirk
Ingrid Newkirk (Norfolk, VA) is the world-famous dog lover and founder/president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the largest animal rights organization in the world. A master of publicity, she has appeared on Today, Oprah, Nightline, Crossfire, 20/20, on radio, and in print. A deputy sheriff in Maryland for nearly thirty years, she is also the author of several books and articles on the social implications of our treatment of animals. In 2008, HBO released a documentary of her life titled I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA.

Jane Ratcliffe (Ann Arbor, MI) is a novelist and freelance writer. She has her MFA from Columbia University and currently teaches creative writing.

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  • Posted February 21, 2010

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    TAKE ACTION NO MORE EXCUSES

    Ingrid Newkirk has walked the talk. She has made a difference. What has been customary treatment of animals throughout man's history justified by dominance has been questioned and is changing. More power to her leadership and to the people who join with her.

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