Born Heather Anne Mills on January 12, 1968. She is an
English charity campaigner, a former model and the ex-wife of musician
Sir Paul McCartney. In 1993, she was hit by a police motorbike and
suffered serious injuries, losing her left leg below the knee. She
campaigns for many different campaigns, including animal rights, aid for
amputees and the banning of land mines. She is a vice president of the
Association and a patron of
Viva! and the
Vegan Foundation. In 2007, she appeared on Dancing with the
Stars, donating all her proceeds from the show to
Viva!. In 2009,
she bought the vegan food company
She also owns the vegan restaurant
VBites. You can
find her website at
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Quotes by Heather Mills:
When asked why she went vegan, she
"Health reasons at first. After my leg was
amputated, pelvis crushed, lung punctured and head split open, I
could not heal in hospital on a meat and dairy diet. A friend
saved me and introduced me to a plant based one which healed my
infection and saved my knee.
Later came animals and the planet as my awareness was raised.
Every time I look at animals or feed my daughter a vegan meal, I
think "Wow - how great I'm not harming her, the animals or the
planet". If I do nothing else in my life, how great is that."
"What I would really like to see is people
being educated and making conscientious choices, thinking,
'Okay, what would be good for my family, the animals and good
for the planet?' It is without any argument eating a vegan diet.
It's as simple as that!"
"People are always shocked when they come
to my house and I have a BLT or a chicken Caesar salad, but itís
"Any charities that are trying to help
wipe out fur and do good for the animals has my support."
"Never give up, stay focused, be kind, be
caring, be understanding and never become Mr. and Mrs.
Switzerland. Have an opinion you can be proud of in twenty years."