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Gene Stone

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Early Life and Editorial Career:
– Grew up in Pelham, New York
– Graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford
– Received masters in English Literature from Harvard
– Spent two years in the Peace Corps in Niger
– Worked as an editor at Harcourt Brace, Bantam Books, Esquire, Simon & Schuster, and California Magazine

Writing Career:
– Started as a writer and ghostwriter in 1988
– Written for magazines like New York, Esquire, and Vogue
– Ghostwritten for various figures like Stephen Hawking and Tim Sanders
– Authored books like “The Secret of People Who Never Get Sick”
– Appeared on CBS News Sunday Morning to discuss his book “The Watch”

Plant-Based Writing:
– Met firefighter Rip Esselstyn in 2006
– Collaborated on the successful book “The Engine 2 Diet”
– Basis of a product line at Whole Foods Market
– Advocates for a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based diet
– Co-wrote with Kathy Freston

Board Memberships and Advocacy:
– Serves on the board of Surgeons Over Seas (SOS)
– Serves on the board of Truth Will Out (TWO)
– Defends the LGBT community against anti-gay misinformation
– Written about conversion therapy and sexual surrogacy
– Active in non-profit organizations

Book Publications:
– Co-authored “The Engine 2 Diet” with Rip Esselstyn
– Authored “The Watch” and “The Trump Survival Guide”
– Written books on presidential politics
– Authored “Start Something That Matters” with Blake Mycoskie
– Translated books into more than 30 languages

Gene Stone (Wikipedia)

Gene Stone (born October 6, 1951) is an American writer and editor known for his books on animal rights and plant-based food.

Gene R. Stone
Born (1951-10-06) October 6, 1951 (age 72)
EducationStanford University (BA)
Harvard University (MA)
Known forBest-selling author, plant-based eating, gay advocacy, animal rights
Board member ofSurgeons Over Seas (SOS) and Truth Wins Out (TWO)
AwardsBooks for a Better Life Award (twice), VegNews Book of the Year (twice), Humane League Hero of the Year, 2016
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