A Prescient Prediction from a Reader of Seventeen Magazine

In 02000, Seventeen magazine asked its readers to send in predictions about the year 02020. Over a decade before the founding of Revive & Restore, Tiffany Ann Ruter of Jacksonville, Florida had this to say:

I predict that the technology that already lets us clone live species, such as mice and sheep, and is now being used to try to clone the extinct woolly mammoth, we’ll be able to clone endangered species and prevent extinction in the future.

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