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Meet Alex

Alex is 8 years old and has celiac disease.

Alex knows how good it feels to be gluten-free! In fact, he's one of our Awareness All-Stars. See his fundraising page for NFCA.

How many years have you been gluten-free?

1 year.

What symptoms did you have?

I had stomachaches, felt full all the time and I felt like I was going to throw up.

How do you feel now?

I feel so much better!

What's the hardest part about being gluten-free?

Looking at gluten  foods that I can't eat.

What's the best part about being gluten-free?

I don't feel bad.

What's your favorite thing to do?

Play video games

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