Georges Laraque

Georges Laraque
Georges Laraque is a vegan athlete, NHL player
Birth date: December 7, 1976
Birth place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Georges Laraque is a professional ice hockey forward. He is among the very few NHL players of Haitian descent. He is also known as "Big Georges" or simply "BGL". Laraque became a vegan to protest animal abuse:

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Posted on 10 / 19 / 2009
Here's an article with quotes from Georges Laraque speaking about his vegan lifestyle... basically he decided that he would stop using and consuming all animal products after watching the documentary, Earthlings, which detailed the suffering of animals used for human consumption (food, clothing, accessories, entertainment).

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