VegHist Gandhi

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VegHist Gandhi 
A reading of three paragraphs of Mohandas K Gandhi's autobiography (out of copyright).

This is for a fundraising video for a radio history of vegetarianism, demonstrating how history turns on a head in a moment. Sentences of the reading will be intercut with video.

As there's (currently) zero budget, we unfortunately cannot offer any payment.

The text copied below is the whole text. 
2014-01-15 17:37:41 GMT
2014-01-17 11:00:00 (GMT 0) Greenwich Mean Time: Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London 
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Student or Non-for-profit student project - GBP 0
One minute
English - Other
Young Adult Male
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I therefore began to wander about. I launched out in search of a vegetarian restaurant. The landlady had told me that there were such places in the city. I would trot ten or twelve miles each day, go into a cheap restaurant and eat my fill of bread, but would never be satisfied. During these wanderings I once hit on a vegetarian restaurant in Farringdon Street.

The sight of it filled me with the same joy that a child feels on getting a thing after its own heart. Before I entered I noticed books for sale exhibited under a glass window near the door. I saw among them Salt's Plea for Vegetarianism. This I purchased for a shilling and went straight to the dining room. This was my first hearty meal since my arrival in England. God had come to my aid.
I read Salt's book from cover to cover and was very much impressed by it. From the date of reading this book, I may claim to have become a vegetarian by choice. I blessed the day on which I had taken the vow before my mother. I had all along abstained from meat in the interests of truth and of the vow I had taken, but had wished at the same time that every Indian should be a meat-eater, and had looked forward to being one myself freely and openly some day, and to enlisting others in the cause. The choice was now made in favour of vegetarianism, the spread of which henceforward became my mission. 
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