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RACHEL MANYATHI Cape Town
My journey started 18 years ago with what I was convinced was an allergy.

I used to suffer from nausea and vomiting after consuming meat, so I consulted an allergist. All tests came back negative. Time went on. Whenever I mentioned my problem, I was often told it was mental. Eventually I decided to end my suffering by choosing a vegetarian diet for three months, but still something just didn’t feel right. That’s when I made a decision to become vegan for two reasons, which were (then) spiritual (but not religious), and health.

Now that I’ve been on this journey there

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