Being a vegetarian is not always easy. You have to be careful about everything you eat and live with the negative stigma many people place upon vegetarianism. But for some people, it’s totally worth it. The average vegetarian saves an estimated 100 animals each year, not to mention the environmental and health benefits of living meat-free. So the fourth Friday in September celebrates Hug a Vegetarian Day. Let the vegetarians in your life know that you support and appreciate the lifestyle they’ve chosen on this day each year.