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LDS Teen 'Allergic to Food' Finds Very Unexpected Way to Cope

MR says: Despite not being able to eat, Alex Visker is inspiring and helping others even while he has found a very unusual outlet to help him cope with his disease.

Pollen, bee stings and peanuts are all common allergies, but 19-year-old Alex Visker's issues are far more severe. He's allergic to food.

From a very young age, allergies were Alex's worst enemy. He recalled an incident when he was being babysat by his neighbors and had an encounter with peanuts.

"I turned bright red, and had hives from head to toe," he said.

As the years passed, Alex got worse.

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