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October 21, 2017

Reggie Cooper

Saturday’s HealthFest events promote awareness

30-year vegan, lecturer, public health nutritionist and author, Tracye McQuirter, MPH, held court Saturday during HealthFest in Marshall. McQuirter shared her story of being a ‘veteran’ vegan, as well as discussed being a vegan in the African-American culture. Marshall Fire Chief Reggie Cooper was on hand for the sessions. Cooper had been diagnosed with diabetes,