Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Chapters 1-3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 is titled “Called Home.” Barbara tells how she and her family made the decision to leave their home in Tucson, Arizona, to live in a rural area of the Appalachians. Her family, including husband Steven and daughters Camille and Lily, planned to change their food choices. There were many aspects of their lives that made the decision easier. The country was in a drought and the desert area around Tucson was suffering. The people of the Tucson area were using water faster than it was replenished. There was a new canal bringing water from the Colorado River to the city. While officials said it was perfectly safe for human consumption, they warned that the water should not be used for fish. With no other option, Barbara and her family began consuming the water.

As the family left the state, they encountered a...

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