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March 14, 2022

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Compassion Defies Death at the Turtle Hospital

Nature is slow, but sure; she works no faster than need be; she is the tortoise that wins the race by her perseverance.

– Henry David Thoreau –

Compassion Defies Death at the Turtle Hospital

“Each spring is nonstop crisis management at Turtle Rescue Leagueever since Alexxia and Natasha established a hospital for freshwater turtles and tortoises in the basement of their suburban home in Southbridge, Massachusetts. Amid all the other houses on the street, their two-story saltbox stands out: It’s a blazing, neon green. It bears a sign in front that reads, “Turtle Lover Parking Only. Violators Better Shut the Shell Up.”” Sy Montgomery explores the resilience of turtles and the people who care for them in the following essay. { read more }

Be The Change

Author Sy Montgomery is perhaps best known “for her 14 year love affair with Christopher Hogwood, a runt piglet who grew to a 750-pound great Buddha master.” Learn more about Montgomery and her work here. { more }

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