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Sunday, June 22 • 8:00am - 9:00am
How Food Allergies Made us Stronger

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When diagnosed with food allergies, many people think that they must live their life in quarantine, but living a regular life is not as hard as it seems. Food allergies can certainly be a challenge for an individual and their family, but siblings, Arjan and Azita, will teach you key tips and techniques for successfully dealing with food allergies in the home, at school, in the community, and while traveling, from the perspective of a teen with food allergies and a teen living with a sibling who has food allergies.

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Arjan Peters

Arjan Peters is one of the 15 million Americans who suffers from food allergies. Arjan has known about his food allergies since the age of two. Arjan’s family supports him and helps him cope with allergies. In his free time, Arjan enjoys playing golf and spending time with his friends. He is also the coach of a youth basketball team. He has held many leadership positions in school, on sports teams, and in the community. He currently... Read More →
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Azita Peters

Azita Peters is an outspoken advocate for children with food allergies.  She is the youngest of three children in her family. Azita’s two older brothers and a number of her cousins have severe food allergies.  Azita has led the family to create a food allergy safe home and has developed techniques for coping with food allergies when dining out and traveling.  She enjoys baking and cooking, is an avid athlete, and a... Read More →


Sunday June 22, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am
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