As a child, I helped others by volunteering with an animal shelter, giving away my old clothes and being kind to my schoolmates. As I grew, my circle of compassion expanded to include more and more individuals in need. Among all the issues in the world, I found the plight of nonhuman animals particularly compelling.
Meatless choices weren't on franchises' menus -- or radar -- a few years ago. Every time you order a meatless meal in what was once a vegan-free zone, you become the change you want to see in the world and on the menu. So pull up a chair, vegan friends, there's a seat at the fast food table for you.