Maybe it was all those catfight with Erica, or maybe it was just growing up around animals all her life. Either way, ALL MY CHILDREN's Julia Barr (ex-Brooke) is a proud supporter of animal rights, and the actress is helping bring awareness to the problem of using wildlife in the fashion industry by being a judge in Born Free USA's 3rd Annual Fur Free Fashion Competition! "It's such a cool thing: It's fashion that is fur-free," Barr says of the competition that encourages current and up-and-coming designers to come up with eco-friendly and animal-friendly clothing. "It gives new and existing designers in the business a chance to participate in this and simultaneously not only do well for themselves, but to get the word out about compassion and care as far as animals in the wild is concerned. So it's a win/win situation, which is always very nice."
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