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Ellie Laks is the Founder of The Gentle Barn Foundation, a national organization that rescues and rehabilitates unwanted animals, and heals people with the same stories of abuse and neglect.

She is a celebrated animal welfare advocate, a humane educator, and the author of the book “My Gentle Barn: Creating a sanctuary where animals heal and children learn to hope.”

In today’s Encounter, Ellie shares how her deep connection with animals inspired her to fight for who she is, and how it also motivated her to bring her life’s work to fruition.

Ellie is an inspiring woman who has saved hundreds of animals, and she’s hosted over 300,000 guests at The Gentle Barn.

She has appeared on some of the most influential media outlets including The Ellen Show, People Magazine, The Huffington Post, The NY Times, and many more.

I am so excited that you get to meet Ellie, and I can’t wait to hear what you think about today’s Encounter. Please share your biggest takeaway in the comments below.

Btw, today’s Encounter is Part 2 of a 2-Part Series.  So, be sure to check out Soul Encounter #30 before you listen to this encounter.

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With Mad Love & Tons Of Hugs,

Elaine Z.

Links Mentioned In Today’s Encounter:

Go Fund Me Nashville Location

The Gentle Barn

Book: My Gentle Barn: Creating a sanctuary where animals heal and children learn to hope

The Gentle Barn on Facebook

The Gentle Barn on Twitter

The Gentle Barn on Instagram

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