A Warm, Fuzzy Welcome to New Readers

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Here's a brief orientation. This project has only been up for a week, but there's already a good amount of information to digest:

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That's about it. We've only just begun this exploration of America's richest animal rights group. We hope you'll come back often and share this with a friend.

Again, welcome!