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Happy Friday! This week’s From Our Friends is jam packed with stories about regular people undergoing big lifestyle changes, a couple articles on why plastic is more dangerous than you think, some strange info involving your feet and mosquitoes and an AWESOME pie making contest for the Los Angeles-area folks. So take a quick lunch break today and indulge in the goodness below. Have a great weekend!

1. Experience Life has a wonderful story about how a celebrity attorney underwent an unexpected transformation. You have to read to see how this turns out!

2. Speaking of transformations, Grist has an article about one man’s new found quest for a plastic purge.

3. Need a “strange news” fix for the day? Blisstree is reporting that stinky feet attract mosquitoes!

4. MightyNest posted a study that found vinyl (PVC) to be the most widely used hazardous plastic! Get all the info by clicking through.

5. And our favorite: All of our Los Angeles fans should put their culinary skills to work and enter KCRW‘s 3rd Annual Good Food Pie Contest!