The suffering inflicted on animals in the name of medical research offends and saddens me.

However, this is reblogged from somebody who was one of the very first beneficiaries of the “new” polio treatment in the mid-50s. He was spared having to spend his life in an iron lung and owes his normality of life to such animals and such experiments.

So do many, many others.  Maybe even you.

What are we to do?

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