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Vegan Plant-Based Meet Up: The Prescription for Plants and a Dog that Saved My Life

at Whole Foods Market Annapolis

Vegan Plant-Based Meet Up: The Prescription for Plants and a Dog that Saved My Life
Wednesday October 17th, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Guest Speaker: Eric O'Grey
Eric O'Grey was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area but now lives in Washington, DC and serves Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine as Director of Philanthropy for the Southeast. Eric earned a Bachelor of Science degree from San Jose State University and a Doctor of Law degree from Emory University. Eric’s personal story of recovery and redemption went viral with the Internet film Eric & Peety by Mutual RescueTM and his recent book Walking with Peety, the Dog Who Saved My Life. Eric is passionate about animal kindness, plant-based nutrition, spending time with his wife Jaye, and long distance running with his dog Jake. Eric O'Grey was 340 pounds, depressed, and on 15 different medications. After struggling with type 2 diabetes and failed diet attempts, Eric’s condition kept worsening until he consulted with a new doctor, who prescribed a plant-based diet and a shelter dog rather than drugs. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted each other and began an incredible journey together, forming a bond of brotherhood and unconditional love that forever changed their lives. During the next year, just by going on walks, playing together, and eating plant-based food, Eric lost 150 pounds, and Peety lost 25. As a result, Eric reversed his diabetes, got off all medications, and became happy and healthy for the first time in his life, eventually reconnecting with and marrying his high school sweetheart.
Do you dream of becoming the awesome person you’ve always wanted to be while also making this world a better place for people and animals? In his presentation, Eric will share his story and discuss how helping animals helps people, and how to make small changes today that will optimize weight, health, happiness, purpose and meaning in your life tomorrow.
Cost: $5. Per Person. MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE. Register online. Registration fees may apply.
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  • October 17, 2018
  • 6:00PM - 7:30PM
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