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Richard Adams lived in Hampshire, England. He has written about his childhood and youth, including the time he served in the army in World War II, in 'The Day Gone By'.

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The Voice for Ethical Research on The Plague Dogs

Aug 4, 2017

Richard would have been pleased and moved by this thoughtful piece by Matthew Simpson about his work 'The Plague Dogs' and his fundamental philosophical and moral opposition to vivisection.