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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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WHile talking to my sister in law yesterday i told her that i couldnt drink any beer at the upcoming 4th of July celebration that they are having, she told me just drink some beer through a straw that wont affect you mouth any or your digestive system??? I thought this was funny and just had to repeat it, my realtives dont understand Celiac at all!!!!!!!!!!

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ha ha !! that's insane !! :lol:

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Didn't you hear that straws are magic and they are able to remove gluten? :lol:

I'll take a slice of pizza, one dozen doughnuts and one straw please!!!! :lol:

-Jessica :rolleyes:

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That is quite disturbing but very funny. I feel bad for the person who actually believes that :lol:

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:huh:

Interesting...

she told me just drink some beer through a straw that wont affect you mouth any or your digestive system

Maybe in LA LA land they do :lol:

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Guest Viola

That's really strange ... I wonder if she shook her own head after when they realized how silly it sounded. Sometimes things pop out of ones mouth, obviously without thinking it through. I hope she figured it out :o:D

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I had to laugh at that...there-in lies our problem. Well, I don't like straws...I suppose I'll never be gluten-free (Heee!) :P Thanks for sharing.

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