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Imagine Your Whole Life in a Cage

22reasons teaches compassion for animals in schools, libraries and other informal settings. Most recently, in their year-long activity program at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, three sixth grade students came up with a powerful way to raise awareness about circus animal suffering. After learning the story of the 29 circus lions rescued by Animal Defenders International, Carlo, Sante, and Alex built a “beast wagon” and sat in it for four hours at their school in order to create empathy for the animals who spend their lifetime confined. The boys raised over $200 in donations for the lions, who now live at The Wild Animal Sanctuary, in […]