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Mindy Smith, Singer-Songwriter

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Well, as these show summaries go, this is certainly an unusual one. Quite fitting, really, given how unusual this show was, to say nothing of the morning this show aired. WMNF is in Tampa and as many listeners know, I live on the opposite coast of Florida. Which means a three-plus hour drive, each way, on Wednesdays, and getting up at 3:45am to get behind the wheel. So that’s the backdrop. On this particular Wednesday, I got in an accident en route to WMNF. Read more…

Frank Hamilton & Ken Donofrio, of Animal Coalition of Tampa (ACT)

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Frank Hamilton and Ken Donofrio—co-founder and president of Animal Coalition of Tampa (ACT) and ACT’s marketing and events coordinator, respectively–discuss ACT’s history and evolution, the multiple challenges posed by its building being set on fire by an arsonist, as well as various aspects of its then-forthcoming major fundraiser, Stride For Strays. Read more…

Glenda Smith, founder of Equestrian Inc. Horse Rescue

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Glenda Smith—founder and president of Equestrian Inc. Horse Rescue—discusses becoming besotted with horses as a little girl, starting to ride at age five. She recalls how, as an adult, she underwrote her horse habit—which soon became her horse rescue habit—by working as tennis professional. (She had attended USF on a tennis scholarship.) Read more…

Shari Duval, founder of K9s for Warriors

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Shari Duval—founder and president of K9s for Warriors, which pairs veterans who suffer from PTSD and other wounds of war with rescue dogs who’ve been specially trained as service dogs to help these veterans function more effectively in civilian life—recounts how concern over profound changes in her son, Brett Simon, after he returned from two tours of duty in Iraq spurred her to launch the organization. Read more…

Kip Andersen & Keegan Kuhn, “Cowspiracy” filmmakers

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Kip Andersen & Keegan Kuhn—filmmakers behind the documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret,” which examines how the animal agriculture industry dwarfs all other causes of global climate change (and other ills), and how the most prominent environmental nonprofit organizations look the other way, and worse—discuss their respective backgrounds and how they teamed up for this project. Read more…