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Bill Clinton Person of the Year

PETA names Bill Clinton its Person of the Year for his influence in promoting a vegan diet.

PETA has named Bill Clinton its Person of the Year, “not only because he’s the most prominent person to go vegan this year but also because he used his platform to articulate the reasons why a plant-based diet is the most healthy diet,” says PETA Senior Vice President Dan Mathews. In late 2010, Clinton confirmed that he was following a vegan diet as an experiment to cure heart problems and lose weight. Now the former president says he lives on beans, legumes, vegetables, fruit—and drinks a protein supplement every morning made with almond milk. Previous PETA Person of the Year winners include Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Stella McCartney, and former Senator Robert C. Byrd.

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