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Ethan Thompson has serve allergies. Even being near a peanut can cause the Ticonderoga student to go into anaphylaxis, a serious allergic reaction that can cause death. He is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish and other foods.

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Allergies force family, school to make changes

Ethan Thompson typical in every other way

Ethan Thompson doesn’t consider himself as a pioneer, but the 13-year-old is paving the way for students with severe allergies at Ticonderoga Central School.


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