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Living Without {format} 7:01 Sarah Vowell

The producer ponders the alienation and embarrassments caused by her wheat-allergies. She reveals her until now secret obsession with a magazine devoted to helping people with food allergies, a cheerful journalism of deprivation with such helpful articles as "When the Holidays Make You Sick."

Broadcast: Jan 9 2004 on PRI/WBEZ This American Life Subjects: Health, Food