Letter to family/friends re: FAAN walk. comments?

Posted on: Mon, 07/18/2005 - 11:17pm
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Joined: 03/12/2004 - 09:00

Here's my letter, going out by email:

Hello everybody!

As you know, Matt is one of an estimated 11 million Americans who have food allergies. This condition results in over 30,000 emergency room visits and 150 to 200 deaths each year in the United States from accidental ingestions of allergic food.

A large number of the deaths occur in children eating outside their home at school or other public places. There is no cure for food allergies. Strict avoidance of the offending food is the only way to prevent Matt from having a potentially life threatening allergic reaction.

In his case, he can

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