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That's all. See subject :).

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That's all. See subject :).

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Hi, Do you consider the Finger Lakes western NY?

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How close is that to Amherst area?

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How close is that to Amherst area?

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I don't know, I am smack in the middle between Rochester and Syracuse. Where is Amhurst?

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Close to Niagara.

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:D I'm from Rochester, NY anyone close to me feel free to E-Mail me @ jon_vallone@hotmail.com

AOL IM vallojo

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:D I'm from Rochester, NY anyone close to me feel free to E-Mail me @ jon_vallone@hotmail.com

AOL IM vallojo

Welcome to the boards? Did you just get diagnosed?

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Welcome to the boards? Did you just get diagnosed?

No No been sick for 9yrs now :( just started to look around for fellow Celiac's

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No No been sick for 9yrs now :( just started to look around for fellow Celiac's

Cool!

You look relatively young - are you a student?

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Cool!

You look relatively young - are you a student?

No i'm 28 work full time as a sales rep for Verizon Wireless. Thanks for the compliment. how old are you?

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I'm from Long Island NY, not too far from Westchester. :D

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22.00

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22.

how long have you been living with celiac?

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how long have you been living with celiac?

I just got diagnosed in August.

What about you?

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I am from Amherst!!

I am 32

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i love amherst!

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i love amherst!

Is that because you more than likely live there

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No, really, I just like Hollister and Wegman's. I'm from Niagara.

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Is anyone on here that is from the Allegany County area?

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