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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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I have no idea if she can fulfil her contract. I guess maybe I think it is good for people to back her up but not good when people attack her without knowing the facts.

I hate to see people attacked, especially if they have a cr**y disease which is different for all of us.

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I am going to agree with Peter and bow out of this one

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If a person cannot do the job they are hired to do, there is a legitimate cause to reconsider their employment. In some jobs, arrangements can be made; however, I could see this being much more difficult for an actress/actor on a show. A hit or miss performer can sink the show quickly. I still think we are missing some of the story.

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The problem is she was not dismissed by CBS. She has not been released from her contract to the show. She has stated both in print and in spoken word - she understands if they need to replace her, but release her from the contract so she can look for alternative work.

Exactly. It really is as simple as that, yet some people on this thread are still missing the point.

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If you watch the video Adalaide posted, you will see the answers to your questions.

Dr. Fasano VALIDATES the fact that celiacs suffer LONG TERM consequences.

Watch the video. It explains the circumstances of her "release" from work pretty clearly.

She got screwed.

so sorry.....the video Alucard posted. My apologies, hon. ;)

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Credit where it is due, Alucard found the video. I would have had us all waiting until Dec. 2 for it. I'll take credit for being generally awesome though and getting us pointed that way. B)

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duly noted and apologies to dear Alucard. :) you are both generally awesome.

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