Best-selling author Gene Stone named 2017 Humane Hero
Gene Stone has authored, co-authored or ghostwritten 40 books, many focusing on health and plant-based living. This includes the #1 New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives as well as Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick.
Through his body of work, Stone's words and ideas have reached millions of people, encouraging and inspiring them to live better, more healthfully and more compassionately, and creating a positive impact on people, animals and the environment.
The Humane League's Executive Director, David Coman-Hidy describes Gene as "a friend, a mentor and a clear, strong voice for animals."
Coman-Hidy presented the award at The Humane League's New York City gala on April 8, 2017.