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Saturday, November 12 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Teens Take Action - How to Educate and Raise Awarness

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Being a teenager can be tough, and adding food allergies to the mix can complicate everything from eating out to dating to going to school. Come learn what Jack, Kate and Sydney are doing to help spread awareness and educate their peers about food allergies. 

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Sydney Silverman

Sydney is an 8th grader at the Rodeph Sholom School in New York City, who is allergic to peanuts and tree nuts, and sensitive to sweet potatoes and bananas. Sydney is a Teen Advisor for FARE 2016, and this will be her third FARE teen conference.
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Jack Yonover

Jack Yonover was diagnosed with an allergy to tree nuts at the age of ten. He was very frustrated by what he describes as the transition from a “regular kid” to “the kid with the food allergy” and how that impacted all aspects of his life. Rather than sitting around and being frustrated by other people’s ignorance of the subject, he made it his mission to change the way the world understands and perceives food... Read More →

Saturday November 12, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am
Regency AB

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