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Food allergies pose threat for preschoolers and kindergartners

Original post made on Feb 23, 2013

Summer may feel far away, but many parents of young children are already gearing up for fall. At a recent Tri-Valley preschool fair, parents scoped out the options.

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Posted by Mr. Cranky
a resident of Kottinger Ranch
on Feb 25, 2013 at 9:30 am

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Posted by Mr. Cranky
a resident of Kottinger Ranch
on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:41 pm

Cool! This is like playing Jeopardy, because I guess I should have made my post as a question!

So - Where does the profit from Jessica Brooks' website go? Does it go into Ms. Brooks' pocket, because if it does, then I would say she's profiting off her son's allergy. If it goes to somewhere noble, then she should certainly call that out on the website so that I can deduct the cost of my T-shirt from my taxes.

Bonus Question - why does the PW post a feel-good piece like this without digging a bit deeper. It's unfortunate, but the crap that goes on in the world these days makes us all skeptical and a jaded. Ask the questions, or we're more than likely going to assume the worst.

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Posted by Mr. Grumpy
a resident of Avila
on Mar 2, 2013 at 8:36 pm

I would not put my kid in one of those shirts if it were free. There are certainly more dignified ways of letting someone know to be cautious about a kids allergies. My son has severe peanut allergies and those who care for him do not need a t shirt to help them understand. What kind of subliterates is this woman leaving her kid with?