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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:28 pm 

Joined: Thu Dec 20, 2007 7:23 pm
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Location: Kingston
Obama’s full statement during a brief signing statement:

“I just want to thank all of the outstanding legislators who are here, and advocates. This is something that will save children’s lives.

“Some people may know that Malia actually has a peanut allergy. She doesn’t have asthma, but obviously making sure that EpiPens are available in case of emergency in schools is something that every parent can understand.

“And, thanks to the bipartisan work of the folks behind us and the advocacy communities that have been pushing this so hard, we’re going to be giving states a lot more incentives to make sure that that happens. So I want to congratulate all of you.” ... /obama-rev


PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:52 pm 
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Joined: Tue Mar 22, 2005 11:17 pm
Posts: 6557
Location: Ottawa
That's pretty amazing. I wonder if he meant to reveal that.

Daughter: asthma, allergies to egg, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, most legumes (not soy and green beans) & penicillin. Developing hayfever type allergies.
Husband: no allergies
Me: Oral Allergy Syndrome, Allergic to Birch trees

PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:56 am 

Joined: Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:00 am
Posts: 1119
Definitely helps to get high profile people sharing that they or their children has a food allergy.

I wonder if they know about the AuviQ since he specifically said "EpiPen". But maybe she doesn't have to carry it since there is always someone from Secret Service nearby 8)

me: allergic to crustaceans plus environmental
teenager: allergic to hazelnuts, some other foods and environmental

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