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Teenager Wins Business Award

15-year-old entrepreneur Zoe Albert from Texas wins contest for her animal-friendly fashions.

Zoe Albert, 15, of Allen, Texas, won second place in the Guardian Insurance Company “Girls Going Places” competition on July 7 for her animal-friendly business. In 2006, Albert began a business making faux fur-covered flip-flops. She dubbed the endeavor Faux Paws and began selling them to friends. This business soon boomed and Albert, who has been vegetarian since 2005, donates all profits to Texas animal charities such as East Lake Pet Orphanage in northeast Dallas, and also to Campaign for Helping Animals in Israel. Albert won $5,000 from the competition, which has been taking place for 10 years and is open to girls between the ages of 12 and 18.

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