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Georges Laraque is a vegan athlete, NHL player

Birth date: December 7, 1976
Birth place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Website: http://www.georgeslaraque.com/

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: http://www.georgeslaraque.com/default.asp?mn=1.39.100


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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). http://www.faceoff.com/hockey/teams/story.html?id=2091872&add_feed_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.faceoff.com%2Fscripts%2FSP6Atom.aspx%3Fid%3D898337

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