Teenage anti-GMO Internet sensation now blogs on HuffPo

| | October 28, 2013
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The 14-year old Canadian girl, Rachel Parent, the founder of “Kids Right to Know”, who became a cyberspace sensation by relentlessly promoting the GMO labeling effort and going after a TV host who was critical of anti-GMO campaigning is now blogging at Huffington Post. Here is an excerpt from her first post:

Hi, my name is Rachel Parent. I’m 14 years old and just started high school in Toronto. When I was 12 years old, I saw how GMOs were negatively impacting the entire ecosystem — the environment, soil, water, plants, animals, insects and people. Just everything and everyone. The issues seemed endless and scary! So I founded my non-profit organization Kids Right To Know. I figured, why not me? Why can’t I make a change?

Read the full, original story here: “What It’s Like to Be a 14-Year-Old Activist”

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