Brian’s Story: Anaphylaxis and a Lifelong Mission

Brian lost his son BJ to an anaphylactic reaction to peanuts. He talks about that experience and his decision to make educating others about food allergies his life mission. He hopes no one else has to go through what his family went through. 

We are all #ThatKid.

To amplify the voices of people whose daily lives are affected by allergies and invisible disease, we created the #ThatKid initiative. Our hope is to bring awareness to these important conditions through powerful, real-life stories, shared by people just like you.

The goals of the #ThatKid campaign are to promote understanding, empower patients through education, and help build a support network for people with allergic disease.  That said, the campaign is not just for people with allergies. #ThatKid is about starting out with a diagnosis or a label but growing beyond that label so that a condition does not define you.

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