Mortality Knocks

Pamela Walker


About 10 years ago, I began to have a strange reaction when engaged in the simplest of activities -- walking. I would feel a prickkling at my lips and itchiness would creep down my body. Then my face would grow hideously swollen. My doctor prescribed adrenalin injection pens but I never needed to use them. I did my best to ignore the situation, which appeared unsightly, yet benign, until it became life-threatening.

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