TV Icon Loretta Swit On Art, Animals, And Activism
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Loretta Swit is best known for her role as the sexy and smart military nurse Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan on the enduring TV show M*A*S*H. That iconic character won the actress two Emmy Awards as well as worldwide recognition. The ageless star has also appeared in several movies and on the stage. Acting, however, is only one of Swit's passions. She is also a painter and a passionate animal rights advocate. For Swit, that means all animals-- from our beloved pets, to our farm animals, to wildlife. For reasons of compassion (with a side effect of the health benefits!), she is a devoted vegan who tells me, "Animals are my friends, not my food!" Swit spent Thanksgiving with her like-minded friends in California, and they celebrated the holiday "their way"-- They feed the turkeys (who, apparently, love cranberries)!
As we begin 2017, the lovely Ms. Swit is busier than ever. She has collaborated with renowned graphic designer/author Mies Hora for a new coffee table-quality book of he
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