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A High School Student's Activism Against Factory Farming
Mariama Taifa-Seitu, 17, a senior at School Without Walls, is teaching this time by highlighting the controversial issue of factory farmed meat production. Inspired in her freshmen year by a video she watched about factory farming, she was hooked that the way she felt about fast foods would change. Her vigilance to bring attention to this issue never stopped.
"Before the video I never heard of factory farming before," said Seitu. "I wanted to let my friends know but they were not interested."
Factory farms are a hidden aspect of food production in the U.S.