For The Lancaster News
When Nathan Powell was just a toddler, his mother, Cristy, tried to gave him a peanut butter cracker for a snack. He wasn’t interested in eating it, but where it touched his skin, he immediately developed hives.
At the doctor’s office later, Cristy learned how close she came to losing her son. If he had ingested it, he likely would have died, she said.
Nathan is one of nine Indian Land Elementary School students with a potentially fatal peanut allergy.